Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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All great achievements require time. - Maya Angelou

History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins

Few great men would have got past personnel. - Paul Goodman

With great power comes great electricity bill. - Unknown

Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. - Paul Theroux

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds. - Jawaharlal Nehru

History is a vision of God's creation on the move. - Arnold J. Toynbee

Maybe my mind chewed off more than the mind should bite. - Archie Bunker

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. - Seneca

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed. - Oliver W. Holmes

No farmer ever plowed a field by turning it over in his mind. - George E. Woodbury

Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even. - Horace

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind. - F Scott Fitzgerald

Life is infinitely stranger than anything the mind could invent. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Nowadays the clinical history too often weighs more than the man. - Martin H. Fischer

Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch. - E.M. Forster

When the product is right, you don't have to be a great marketer. - Lee Iacocca

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have great respect for the Pope. I like the Pope. I actually like him. - Donald Trump

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. - Adam Smith

We have so many words for states of mind, and so few words for the states of the body. - Jeanne Moreau

People don't mind if you have a lot of money if they know you're working for it. - Jay Leno

A great many people seem to end up over the hill without ever having actually climbed it. - Unknown

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great good fortune. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James

Let us build a church so great that those who come after us may thing us mad to have attempted it. - Unknown

There's an old saying about those who forget history. I don't remember it, but it's good. - Stephen Colbert

The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. - Dee Hock

Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it. - Brian Mulroney

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only is they are determined to be so. - Charles de Gaulle

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. - Robert Louis Stevenson

However brilliant an action may be, it should not be accounted great when it is not the result of a great purpose. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. - Abraham Lincoln

Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa

He's ... probably the greatest corporate leader in the history of a major company... Somebody like that would be absolutely incredible. - Donald Trump

The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

The universe lies before you on the floor, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary. - Agnes de Mille

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. - Aldous Huxley


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12-Dec-2017