Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
- James Russell Lowell
The internet is a great way to get on the net.
- Bob Dole
It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
- Joseph Addison
The great accomplishment of Jobs's life is how effectively he put his idiosyncrasies - his petulance, his narcissism, and his rudeness - in the service of perfection.
- Malcolm Gladwell
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
- William James
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
- John Ruskin