Quotes containing word "great"

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Sell also: avid, big, capital, eager, expectant, heavy, large, outstanding, smashing, swell, zealous

Definitions and meanings of word "great"

• Noun: a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; example: "he is one of the greats of American music"

• Adj: relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind; examples: "a great juicy steak", "a great multitude", "the great auk", "a great old oak", "a great ocean liner", "a great delay"

• Adj: of major significance or importance; examples: "a great work of art", "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey"

• Adj: remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; examples: "a great crisis", "had a great stake in the outcome"

• Adj: very good; examples: "he did a bully job", "a neat sports car", "had a great time at the party", "you look simply smashing"

• Adj: uppercase; examples: "capital A", "great A", "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

• Adj: marked by active interest and enthusiasm; examples: "an avid sports fan", "a great walker", "an eager beaver"

• Adj: in an advanced stage of pregnancy; examples: "was big with child", "was great with child"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "great"

Francois de La Rochefoucauld
23 quotes about great
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
Ralph Waldo Emerson
16 quotes about great
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
15 quotes about great
Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Dramatist
4 B.C. - 65 A.D.
Samuel Johnson
15 quotes about great
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
John Ruskin
14 quotes about great
English Writer, Critic, Architect
Monday 8 February 1819 - Saturday 20 January 1900
Victor Hugo
9 quotes about great
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Thomas Carlyle
11 quotes about great
Scottish Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Friday 4 December 1795 - Saturday 5 February 1881
Honore de Balzac
9 quotes about great
French Novelist
Monday 20 May 1799 - Sunday 18 August 1850
Benjamin Disraeli
10 quotes about great
British Statesman
Friday 21 December 1804 - Tuesday 19 April 1881
Lao Tzu
10 quotes about great
Chinese Philosopher
Marcus Tullius Cicero
10 quotes about great
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

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People don't really have a relationship with great writing or great production or great art direction or great direction. They just sort of admire it.

Steven Moffat

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There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book.

Chuck Jones

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There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing.

Victor Hugo

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I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show.

Harry Hamlin

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The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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If you have a script that's not great, if you have a great director, you can make a great movie, but if you have a great script with a director who's not good, never are you going to have a good movie.

Monica Bellucci

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You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn't lose a man. They all made the switch. That's where the great talent is.

Ernst Lubitsch

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I'm working harder than ever now, and I'm putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That's my philosophy.

Emeril Lagasse

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I just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people.

Moira Kelly

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There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

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When I was teaching in the 1960s in Boston, there was a great deal of hope in the air. Martin Luther King Jr. was alive, Malcolm X was alive; great, great leaders were emerging from the southern freedom movement.

Jonathan Kozol

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Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there.

Sanjay Dutt

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Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They're all great to be around.

David Canary

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Everybody is great when things are great. It's the 'not great' stuff that matters.

Franka Potente

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All the great novels, all the great films, all the great dramas are fictions that actually tell us the truth about us or about human nature or about human situations without being tied into the minutia of documentary events. Otherwise we might as well just make documentaries.

Jeremy Northam

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Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.

Charles de Gaulle

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The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors.

Nicolas Roeg

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I think my best work has been in France with great men. It's been my great fortune to work with really great men - with Olivier Assayas, Raoul Ruiz, Jacques Rivette. I am tutored by them.

Emmanuelle Beart

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