Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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Clear your mind of can't. - Solon

Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare. - Anthony Burgess

The mind is everything. What you think you become. - Buddha

Faith lightens the path your shadowed mind has to walk. - Michelle Horst

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects. - Charles de Gaulle

What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north. - Robert Gordon Menzies

Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind. - Juvenal

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

Our Air Corps reunion was held to rememmorate the great things we done. - Archie Bunker

I love hockey because of the respect for history and for the game itself. - George Vecsey

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can. - Danny Kaye

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. - Seneca

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. - Nelson Mandela

To be clever enough to get a great deal of money, one must be stupid enough to want it. - George Bernard Shaw

Happiness is beneficial for the body but it is grief that develops the power of the mind. - Marcel Proust

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. - John Lilly

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration. - James Allen

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. - William Shakespeare

A lot of people feel very good about Mitt Romney and I think he's going to do a great job. - Donald Trump

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

Great acting is being able to create a character. Great character is being able to be yourself. - John Leguizamo

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

I started to realize how many great things could happen by confronting the things that scare you most. - David Archuleta

The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense. - Edsgar Dijkstra

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

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

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. - Bertrand Russell

You must mind and not lower the Church in people's eyes by seeming to be frightened about it for such a little thing. - George Eliot

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid. - Confucius

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. - Henry Ford

All great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, and both must be enterprised and overcome with answerable courage. - William Bradford

When you forgive a wrongdoing, you give yourself peace of mind; you can go about your life with a feeling of serenity and be grateful again. - Unknown

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

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain. - Pattabhi Jois

If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. - George S Patton

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter. - Norman Cousins


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19-Nov-2018