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Arthur H. Compton Quotes and Sayings

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Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there,
and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.
- Arthur H. Compton

It is not difficult for me to have this faith,
for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence -
an orderly,
unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most
majestic statement ever uttered -
'In the beginning,
God.'
- Arthur H. Compton

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

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

 

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

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 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

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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

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

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

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. PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

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

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

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

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

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

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

We come nearest to the great
when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

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

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

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

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

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

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

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

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

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- 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


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