That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. My teacher was Ferruccio Cusinati
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.
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Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
You can’t be great if you don’t feel great. Make exceptional health your priority.
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
You only get one life. You might as well spend it working on something great.
Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure.
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
Small opportunities are often the beginnings of great enterprises.
Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.
All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Don't fear the failure... in great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.
Great vision without great people is irrelevant.
Mastery is great,but even that is not enough.
You have to be able to change course without a bead of sweat, or remorse.
Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed.
Chemistry is great, but eventually your relationship moves out of the laboratory.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
So great is human weakness, that we must reckon amongst virtuous actions abstention from the evils which we are tempted to commit.
The supreme law of the land is the Great Spirit's law, not man's law.
Great leaders encourage and enable others to become great.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
. . . colors like a flourish of trumpets or pianissimo on the violin, great, calm, oscillating, splintered surgances . . . . Is this not form?
To walk around with an ego is a bad thing. To have confidence in yourself is a great thing.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry;
to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
A human being who strives for something great considers everyone he meets on his way either as a means or as a delay and obstacle - or as a temporary resting place.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.