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Contrivance Quotes

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Government is a contrivance
of human wisdom to provide for human wants.
People have the right to expect that these wants
will be provided for by this wisdom.
- Jimmy Carter

Related topics: Government Political

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

 

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

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

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

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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

The magic words for a great relationship are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

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

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

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

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

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

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

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

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

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

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

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

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

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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


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