Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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For most of history, Anonymous was a woman. - Virginia Woolf

Be transformed by the renewing of your mind. - Romans 12:2

Mind sees ghost when frightened and hopeless. - Toba Beta

In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. - Cassius

Never mind what I told you - you do as I tell you. - WC Fields

The City of Happiness is found in the State of Mind. - Unknown

Anybody can make history, only a great man can write it. - Oscar Wilde

History would be a wonderful thing - if it were only true. - Leo Tolstoy

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. - Samuel Johnson

I will build you... one of the great ballrooms of the world. - Donald Trump

Anyone who's a great kisser I'm always interested in. - Cher

No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration. - Cicero

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

If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. - William Lyon Mackenzie King

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop

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

You have to be first, different, or great. If you're one of them, you may make it. - Loretta Lynn

It's great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people. - Pamela Anderson

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. - Orison Swett Marden

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. - Unknown

The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind. - Rodney Yee

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. - Jeremiah 33:30

I think the thing you always got to keep in mind, you know, hockey is a game of one-on-one battles. - Mark Messier

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

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. - Arthur Schopenhauer

The universe doesn't give you what you want in your mind; it gives you what you demand with your actions. - Steve Maraboli

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

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

That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history. - Aldous Huxley

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. - Virginia Woolf

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

It was like having a box of chocolates shut in the bedroom drawer. Until the box was empty it occupied the mind too much. - Graham Greene

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires. - William Arthur Ward

If you like the outdoors, Colorado is a big adventure playground for adults: it's great for skiing, cycling, climbing, and hiking. - Tyler Hamilton

Perseverance is a great element of success; if you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality. - Oscar Wilde

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectation. - Norman Cousins


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17-Feb-2018