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Great loves too must be endured. - Coco Chanel


The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: This is what furthers and what perseveres. - Alexander Pope


The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy. - Milton Friedman


Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thoughts in clear form. - Albert Einstein


We do not know and cannot tell when the spirit is with us. Great talent or small, it makes no difference. We are caught within our own skins, our own sensibilities; we never know if our technique has been adequate to the vision. - Madeleine L'Engle


It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog. - Joseph Conrad


Grown men may learn from little children, for the hearts of little children are pure, and, therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss. - Black Elk


Progress, however of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step. - Samuel Smiles


It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams