Quotes about "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
Marcus Tullius Cicero
10 quotes about great
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.
Lao Tzu
10 quotes about great
Chinese Philosopher

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

Jim Rohn

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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.

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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.

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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.

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If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.

Jim Rohn

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The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.

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I had a coach that was not a great player, but he taught with kids and juniors so that by the time he was 50 he was great. He helped me make the top 5 in the world and yet he wasn't a great player himself.

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We human beings are tuned such that we crave great melody and great lyrics. And if somebody writes a great song, it's timeless that we as humans are going to feel something for that and there's going to be a real appreciation.

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A great artist is a great man in a great child.

Jim Rohn

Words: great, artist, man, child
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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.

Jim Rohn

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Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college.

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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.

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It could be a great script but the director is not the right person for me to work for at this time. So there are a lot of elements that come into play and a lot of variables, but more than anything it's got to be a great script and a great character.

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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.

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I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.

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