Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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Mind easily mesmerized when frightened. - Toba Beta

Anger blows out the candle of the mind. - R.G. Ingersoll

Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. - Patanjali

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind. - Ogden Nash

Patience is a vital trait of the great athlete. - Unknown

Wolves and lambs can enjoy no meeting of the minds. - Achilles

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds. - Jawaharlal Nehru

Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind. - Terry Pratchett

Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children. - Walt Disney

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind. - F Scott Fitzgerald

I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it. - Groucho Marx

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided. - Konrad Adenauer

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. - Margaret Thatcher

Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind. - William R. Alger

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. - Joseph Addison

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

Frankly, I don't mind not being President. I just mind that someone else is. - Edward Kennedy

I have all these great genes, but they're recessive. That's the problem here. - Bill Watterson

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. - Warren Buffet

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body treats a strange protein: it rejects it. - P.B. Medawar

As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see. - Julius Caesar

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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

Let us build a church so great that those who come after us may thing us mad to have attempted it. - Unknown

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

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. - Plato

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only is they are determined to be so. - Charles de Gaulle

The seeds of learning can grow almost anywhere. Trump University and my other education-related ventures like... - Donald Trump

A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars. - Alan S. Kesselheim

There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow. - O.S. Marden

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is God's Gift. That's why we call it the 'Present.' - Bill Keane

The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad.
For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad. - G K Chesterton

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; and third, common sense. - Thomas Edison

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. - Daniel Webster

A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves. - Harvey Mackay

When you forgive a wrongdoing, you give yourself peace of mind; you can go about your life with a feeling of serenity and be grateful again. - Unknown

If Obama resigns from office NOW, thereby doing a great service to the country, I will give him free lifetime golf at any one of my courses. - Donald Trump

In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer


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23-Aug-2019