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" All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. "
" Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman. "
" Strange, is it not, my brothers, how often in America those great watchwords of human energy - 'Be strong!' 'Know thyself!' 'Hitch your wagon to a star!' - how often these die away into dim whispers when we face these seething millions of black men? And yet do they not belong to them? Are they not their heritage as well as yours? "
W. E. B. Du Bois
" It's very hard to find true friends when your life is a bumpy ride full of twists and turns. But, I'm glad that amidst all the ramblings in my life I have managed to win some great friends. "
" He who looks the higher is the more highly distinguished, and turning over the great book of nature (which is the proper object of philosophy) is the way to elevate one's gaze. "
" I love going to the beach and swimming in the ocean. I think it's so relaxing. It's also a great form of active recovery. It's perfect for those rest days when you still want to move a little bit. "
" Glance into the world just as though time were gone: and everything crooked will become straight to you. "
" There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. "
" The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it. "
" At the heart of great leadership is a curious mind, heart, and spirit. "
" Being a villain is great, even though I've only gotten to do it a few times. "
" Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings. "
" You have to think of your brand as a kind of myth. A myth is a compelling story that is archetypal, if you know the teachings of Carl Jung. It has to have emotional content and all the themes of a great story: mystery, magic, adventure, intrigue, conflicts, contradiction, paradox. "
" Shave off your beard and wear a dress. You would be a great female impersonator. "
" Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all. "
" When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself. "
" Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. "
" There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude. "
" The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live. "
" There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. "
" Faith: not wanting to know what is true. "
" Behind every great athlete is a masterful coach that inspires the athlete to evolve into the strongest performer they can become. "
" Her angel's face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place. "
" Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt. "
" The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. "
" What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the President drinks Coke. Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. "
" Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. "
" Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present. "
" Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both. "
" I don't like to do much with my hair - which is good, because I don't know how! I just always make sure I have a great haircut. "
" The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo. "