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Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I go to St.
Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church.
- Stephen Collins

Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal
Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office,
my computer, and a wonderful sense of community -
especially nurtured by the presence of several younger
gay men and women who are good friends.
- Malcolm Boyd

There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around
this church who are gay and lesbian,
some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful
bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
- Gene Robinson

 

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

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To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

It is like the seed put in the soil -
the more one sows,
the greater the harvest.
- Orison Swett Marden

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
- Michael Korda

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful
benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own.
- Laurence Housman

Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to
make the world a better place.
- Moliere

I'm a great believer in the competitive system,
and think that competition will bring us greater innovation
and put American industry in information ahead of everyone also.
- Harold H. Greene

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of
knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
- Thomas Reid

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated
under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
- Charles de Secondat

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success,
his influence, his power for good.
Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

The tougher the job, the greater the reward.
- George Allen, Sr.

There is no greater mystery to me than that of light
traveling through darkness.
- Alexander Volkov

You use simple brushstrokes in a screenplay for things
over which you would take much greater pains in a novel.
- Richard Russo

All of us learn to write in the second grade.
Most of us go on to greater things.
- Bobby Knight

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
- Richard J. Daley

He has the obligation to society that any human being has.
I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation
to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
- Shel Silverstein

Age makes all things greater after their death;
a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
- Sextus Propertius

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
- Jean de la Bruyere

So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race.
Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power,
either for good or for destruction.
- David Bohm

I know this golf tournament has my name on it but it's not about me.
It's about the Louisiana Tech family.
There is nothing greater than being a part of the Bulldog family.
- Terry Bradshaw

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than
the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
- Francis Bacon

Many defense experts have predicted that we face no
greater threat from a single country than from Iran.
- Cathy McMorris

The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures.
The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination.
The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.
- Ben Okri


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