Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
One of the greatest joys in my life was giving a lecture in French at the College de France.
The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found.
Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
I think one of the greatest joys I have now in my career and in my profession is to be playing at an age where I can appreciate it more than I used to... It's a whole different lens you look through the older you get.
America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Women are always true, even in the midst of their greatest falsities, because they are always influenced by some natural feeling.
There's no doubt that becoming a mother was the greatest thing I'll ever do.