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The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to thing
by Janet Erskine Stuart

The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to thing
when you have outlived the first interest and not yet
the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

The hard thing is to stick to things when you have
outlived the first interest,
and not yet got the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations,
if they are accepted.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves
is one and the same thing.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

 

There ought to be so many who are excellent,
there are so few.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

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

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Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- 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 hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

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

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

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

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

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


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