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Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
by Sally Koch

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

Related topics: Inspirational Service

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

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

 

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

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

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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

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

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

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 choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces
that incessantly draw great events.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling


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