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Greater Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Greater.

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational Unity Oneness Empathy

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

 

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

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

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is like the seed put in the soil -
the more one sows,
the greater the harvest.
- Orison Swett Marden

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

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 -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade,
but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement
the greater part of life is sunshine.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

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

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

It is incontestable and deplorable
that Negroes have committed crimes;
but they are derivative crimes.
They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
- Michael Korda

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride,
namely, that none should account himself better before God than others,
though perhaps adorned with greater gifts,
and endowments.
- Johann Arndt

There's no greater way to gain an audience's sympathy
than by being unfortunate.
- Seth Green

But I would have executed much greater things,
had not government always opposed my exertions,
and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
- Adam Weishaupt

Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.
- E. M. Forster

It is greater than the stars - that moving procession of human energy;
greater than the palpitating earth and the things growing thereon.
- Kate Chopin

The closer the look one takes at a word,
the greater distance from which it looks back.
- Karl Kraus

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
- Maya Angelou

Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from
unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today.
- Hal Stratton

Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in
greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate
principles than even the dogmas of science.
- Muhammad Iqbal

But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts
designed to achieve greater diversity are,
in the end, not race neutral.
- Adam Schiff

It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility
of a far greater progress still.
- John Maynard Keynes

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

In real terms, there is a greater disparity of earnings
between the very rich and the very poor.
- Ferdinand Mount

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted
war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
- Herodotus

The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death,
because they are greater than anything he finds in himself,
and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.
- Bertrand Russell

The power of population is indefinitely greater than
the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man.
- Thomas Malthus

The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and
fatigued by the struggle with want,
to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
- Friedrich Schiller


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