Great Minds of History

Those who will and won’t be remembered













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Ambition lubricates the mind. - Unknown

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation. - Albert Pike

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

Great wrestlers don't out-muscle; they out-hustle. - Unknown

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle. - Lewis Carroll

Faith lightens the path your shadowed mind has to walk. - Michelle Horst

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. - Jack Layton

Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party. - Robin Williams

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women. - Walt Whitman

Like attracts like and we attract just what we are in mind. - Ernest Holmes

I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out. - Steven Wright

Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great. - Fernando Flores

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There is no such thing as a great talent without great willpower. - Honoré de Balzac

Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice, and poverty. - Voltaire

The biggest obstacles in our lives are the barriers our mind creates. - Unknown

Whomever you spend time with you become. So spend time with great people. - Nido Qubein

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose. - Michel de Montaigne

The great majority of neuroses in women have their origin in the marriage bed. - Sigmund Freud

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. - Marcel Proust

The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest comes. - Diana Vreeland

The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. - Thomas H. Huxley

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. - Charles De Montesquieu

To be clever enough to get a great deal of money, one must be stupid enough to want it. - George Bernard Shaw

Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. - Isaac Asimov

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

It's great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people. - Pamela Anderson

Great men undertake great things because they are great; fools, because they think them easy. - Vauvenargues

Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. - Jeremiah 33:30

Madam, you're making history, in fact, you're making me, and I wish you'd keep my hands to yourself. - Groucho Marx

The pig is not just pork chops and bacon and ham to us. The pig is a co-laborer in this great land-healing ministry. - Joel Salatin

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid. - Confucius

We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both. - Louis D. Branders

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

I believe there's an Almighty, and I believe the Almighty's great gift to each man and woman in this world is the desire to be free. - George W Bush

The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain. - Pattabhi Jois

The universe lies before you on the floor, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary. - Agnes de Mille


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03-Apr-2020