Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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A great nation deserves great art. - Art Delage

The waist is a terrible thing to mind. - Tom Wilson

Love is a great wrecker of peace of mind. - Susan Cheever

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

With great power comes great electricity bill. - Unknown

Be master of mind rather than mastered by mind. - Zen Proverb

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

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think he'll be great for the business community. - Donald Trump

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. - Jack Layton

Beauty in things lies in the mind which contemplates them. - David Hume

Darkness gives free rein to the mind's worst imaginings. - Jocelyn Murray

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

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

Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds. - Albert Einstein

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

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

Why should I tolerate a perfect stranger at the bedside of my mind? - Vladimir Nabokov

Do you mind if I sit back a little? Because your breath is very bad. - Donald Trump

No one else, ever, will think you're great the way your mother does. - Mary Matalin

If the cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. - Rudyard Kipling

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less. - Jean De La Bruyère

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies. - Alexis de Tocqueville

This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. - Dorothy Parker

It's possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated. - Alec Bourne

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged. - Hans Nouwens

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

So finally, the great Jefferson, who always reclined to cross my freshhold is into the house. - Archie Bunker

Great men undertake great things because they are great; fools, because they think them easy. - Vauvenargues

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

Eddie discovered one of his childhood's great truths. Grownups are the real monsters, he thought. - Stephen King

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. - Albert Einstein

Anything which is physically possible can always be made financially possible; money is a bugaboo of small minds. - Robert A. Heinlein

Oh, yes, sitting. The great leveler. From the mightiest Pharaoh to the lowliest peasant, who doesn't enjoy a good sit? - The Simpsons

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be. - Rosalyn Carter

These are stupid people that say, "Oh didn't Trump declare bankruptcy? Didn't he go bankrupt?" I didn't go bankrupt. - Donald Trump

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

When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving. - Steven Wright

Men are so simple of mind, and so much dominated by their immediate needs, that a deceitful man will always find plenty who are ready to be deceived. - Niccolo Machiavelli


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20-May-2018