Quotes containing word "greater"

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Definitions and meanings of word "greater"

• Adj: greater in size or importance or degree; examples: "for the greater good of the community", "the greater Antilles"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "greater"

Bryant H. McGill
4 quotes about greater
American Poet, Author, Editor
Born Friday 7 November 1969
Adam Smith
4 quotes about greater
Scottish Philosopher, Author, Economist
Saturday 5 June 1723 - Saturday 17 July 1790
Plato
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Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.
Ben Okri
2 quotes about greater
Nigerian Novelist, Poet, Author
Born Sunday 15 March 1959
Herodotus
3 quotes about greater
Greek Historian
484 B.C. - 409 B.C.
Eric Hoffer
3 quotes about greater
American Writer, Author
Friday 25 July 1902 - Saturday 21 May 1983
Epictetus
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Greek Philosopher
55 A.D. - 135 A.D.
Elfriede Jelinek
2 quotes about greater
American Novelist, Playwright
Born Sunday 20 October 1946
Bertrand Russell
3 quotes about greater
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Chris Christie
3 quotes about greater
American Politician
Born Thursday 6 September 1962
Hermann Ebbinghaus
3 quotes about greater
German Psychologist
Thursday 24 January 1850 - Friday 26 February 1909

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

Eudora Welty

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There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.

Walter Reuther

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The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.

Ben Okri

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So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power, either for good or for destruction.

David Bohm

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No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Denis Waitley

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The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.

Jennifer Aniston

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Civilization is so hard on the body that some have called it a disease, despite the arts that keep puny bodies alive to a greater average age, and our greater protection from contagious and germ diseases.

G. Stanley Hall

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The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.

William Osler

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The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom.

Stephen Gardiner

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Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land.

Daniel Inouye

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I see with greater and greater clearness that consistent Christianity is the easiest Christianity to defend.

John Gresham Machen

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The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.

Rainer Maria Rilke

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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

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The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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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

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... 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.

Robert A. Heinlein

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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

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Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

Thomas Merton

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We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.

Richard J. Daley

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An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.

Walter Bagehot

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