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Pragmatism Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Pragmatism

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Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism,
which places such a high premium on the end justifying
any means and any methods.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle
philosophical discussion;
America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
- Daniel Bell

You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream.
But idealism allied with pragmatism,
with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit,
is very exciting.
It's very real.
It's very strong.
- Bono

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
- Blaise Pascal

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

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We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
- Stewart Udall

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Do not trust people.
They are capable of greatness.
- Stanislaw Lem

Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity
of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
- William Allen White

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth,
and he will find both.
- Horace Mann

When the legends die, the dreams end;
there is no more greatness.
- Tecumseh

It is strange.
I see all the privileges and greatness of the future.
It already looks grand, beautiful.
Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully,
peacefully.
- Thomas Starr King

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves,
for greatness and for height.
- George Chapman

There is greatness in the fear of God,
contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
- Abu Bakr

It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent,
so much as the smallness of his wants.
- William Cobbett

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens,
or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
- Peter S. Beagle

It has to do with the fact that Ford,
for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac,
as anyone who knows him will say.
- Henry Fonda

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
- Publilius Syrus

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to
endure criticism without resentment.
- Elbert Hubbard

The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
- Charles de Gaulle

It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of
a man and the security of a god.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry,
the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness
which does not bow before children.
- Khalil Gibran

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness
should be waiting for us in our graves -
or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.
- Ayn Rand

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization
founded on the spirituality of work.
- Simone Weil

You are watching what greatness, is all about.
- Brent Musburger

The truest greatness lies in being kind,
the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss
of America's 40th President and celebrating the life
of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.
- Jim Ramstad

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven,
red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes
his greatness to his country's ruin!
- Joseph Addison

Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us;
ordinary men gain much.
- Walter Savage Landor

In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys,
whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles,
blown in the air.
- John Webster

Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives
his weaknesses and faults,
so a German will not despise the old Germany which
was once a symbol of greatness to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
- Jean de La Fontaine

A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty
of nature and the splendor of God in his works.
- Rudolf Otto

The only greatness for man is immortality.
- James Dean

The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity,
but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
- James Buchanan

Every day, people settle for less than they deserve.
They are only partially living or at best living a partial life.
Every human being has the potential for greatness.
- Bo Bennett

You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
- Les Brown

No one who has come to true greatness has not felt
in some degree that his life belongs to the people,
and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
- Phillips Brooks

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help,
the desire to serve.
- Marianne Williamson

The greatness of a nation can be judged
by the way its animals are treated.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Think like a queen.
A queen is not afraid to fail.
Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
- Oprah Winfrey

Yes, you who called us godless, we found our faith in Adolf Hitler,
and through him found God once again.
That is the greatness of our day, that is our good fortune!
- Robert Ley

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds,
soon evaporate.
Action is the dignity of greatness.
- Jose Marti

We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between
the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
- Jean Baudrillard

Every person seems to acknowledge his greatness.
He blends together the profound politician with the scholar.
- William Pierce

If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary,
it will say Michael Jordan.
- Elgin Baylor

Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
- Baltasar Gracian

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is
often how an individual views a mistake.
- Nelson Boswell

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can
develop greatness of character.
- Grenville Kleiser

Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous.
He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved
greatness before turning 30.
- John Cusack

The Black skin is not a badge of shame,
but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
- Marcus Garvey

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn,
as in doing it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -
great wealth,
great return, great satisfaction, great reputation,
and great joy.
- Jim Rohn

I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness.
And I believe greatness is within our grasp.
- Sonny Perdue

Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes,
but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
- Dorothy Height

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the
proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
- Frederick Douglass

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great
calamities with cheerfulness,
not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
- Aristotle

Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians
truly understand the greatness that is America.
- Mitt Romney

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.
We are all the same in this notion: The potential for
greatness lives within each of us.
- Wilma Rudolph

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

Some are born great, some achieve greatness,
and some hire public relations officers.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception
from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices,
we can restore our country to greatness.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Greatness is a spiritual condition.
- Matthew Arnold

Greatness and goodness are not means,
but ends.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
- Edmund Burke

When you close your eyes to tragedy,
you close your eyes to greatness.
- Stephen Vizinczey

Some have greatness thrust upon them,
but not lately.
- Frank Dane

As machines become more and more efficient and perfect,
so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
- Ernst Fischer


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