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Positive Quotes about Greater

Let these Greater quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational Unity Oneness Empathy

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

 

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
- Michael Korda

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

It is like the seed put in the soil -
the more one sows,
the greater the harvest.
- Orison Swett Marden

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

It is incontestable and deplorable
that Negroes have committed crimes;
but they are derivative crimes.
They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

The greater part of the governments on earth may be
termed monarchical aristocracies,
or hereditary dominions independent of the people.
- Ezra Stiles

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
- Richard J. Daley

In university they don't tell you that the greater
part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
- Doris Lessing

Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
- Susan Taylor

If only your pure and clean mind could touch me,
dear Haydn, nobody has a greater reverence for you than I have.
- Franz Schubert

The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they
evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow.
- Francis Atterbury

With the greater part of rich people,
the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
- Adam Smith

I have a greater appreciation for kitchen appliances,
having played one.
- Anthony Daniels

There's got to be something greater than us.
- Ajay Naidu

With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think
of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S
military uniform and standing in the gap between an
enemy threat and civilian life.
- Zack Wamp

We must expect reverses, even defeats.
They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence,
to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our
falling into greater disasters.
- Robert E. Lee

We are as great as our belief in human liberty -
no greater.
And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it
is larger than ourselves.
- Archibald MacLeish

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average.
His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some
part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
- Sigmund Freud

The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men.
Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
- Blaise Pascal

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other
remedy than to pass quickly through them.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes,
the greater is their power to harm us.
- Voltaire

There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Washington, D.C., has a much greater risk than Manchester,
N.H.
They both need some level of funding,
but they ought not to be done per capita.
Congress is to blame for some of this.
- Warren Rudman

I shall argue that strong men, conversely,
know when to compromise and that all principles can
be compromised to serve a greater principle.
- Andrew Carnegie


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