Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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Great hopes make great men. - Thomas Fuller

No great thing is created suddenly. - Epictetus

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. - Washington Irving

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews. - Katharine Hepburn

First time in 23 years our minds are synchrosized. - Archie Bunker

It's a very good historical book about history. - Dan Quayle

Where there is great love, there are always wishes. - Willa Cather

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open. - Thomas Dewar

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable. - Seneca

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. - Mohandas K. Gandhi

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. - J K Rowling

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. - Hector Berlioz

I was a great student at a great school, Wharton School of Finance. - Donald Trump

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

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

Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life. - William Ellery Channing

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. - Mark Twain

Clean and nourish your mind every day. It can easily become a garbage bin. - Unknown

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose. - Michel de Montaigne

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. - Blaise Pascal

That's the great thing about a tractor. You can't really hear the phone ring. - Jeff Foxworthy

Great souls by instinct by each other turn
Demand alliance, and in friendship burn. - Joseph Addison

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. - Dr. Joyce Brothers

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

Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine. - Fran Lebowitz

I've never killed a man, but I've read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. - Mark Twain

Do not look down upon any Muslim, for even the most inferior believer is great in the eyes of God. - Abu Bakr

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

I have great, fond memories of Canada. I feel that one day my bones will more than likely end up there. - Aden Young

The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun. - Benedict Cumberbatch

Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. - William Shakespeare

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

Concentrating on poses clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight or flight mode. - Melanie Haiken

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Frederic Amiel

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

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

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind. - William Blake

The shoulders I stand on are broad and strong, full of history and courage and love. How about you? Whose shoulders are you standing on? - Molly Johnson


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20-Oct-2017