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

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. Madame de Stael

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle. Andrew Carnegie


The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest. Herodotus

The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital. Mark Hyman

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. Chiang Kai-shek

The greater the effort, the greater the glory. Pierre Corneille

My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunites. Diana Ross

Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the larger the load, the greater will be the profit upon profit. Hesiod

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame. Eudora Welty

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less. Plato

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty. William Bennett

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. Michelangelo

Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty. Louis Kronenberger


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