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To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

 

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Regrets and resentments cause great suffering but fix nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Love is the great miracle cure.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
- Louise L. Hay

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
- Thomas Henry Huxley

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

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is about more than today, and more than yourself.
What will your legacy be?
What will your great-grandchildren be told about you?
Creating a legacy does not have to be a burden,
it can be your joy and can create
your satisfaction with living each day.
What kind of world do you want to leave your great-grandchildren?
What can you do today to help create that world?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am prepared to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

We are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
- the movie The Lion King

There is a great future in front of you,
you can leave your past behind.
- Joel Osteen

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

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

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks.
She's not marrying the best man.
- Anonymous

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
- Jim Carrey

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill


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