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Ralph A. Cram Quotes

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The Great War was a progressive revelation and disillusionment.
- Ralph A. Cram

Towards the end of the eighteenth century the industrial-financial revolution began.
- Ralph A. Cram

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy,
which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy,
an august civil polity or a great art.
- Ralph A. Cram

Christianity, democracy, science, education,
wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years,
have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history.
- Ralph A. Cram


 

With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth
century it seemed that the stage was set for the last
act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama.
- Ralph A. Cram

But freedom, liberty, is an attribute of the soul and
it may exist even when the body is in bondage.
- Ralph A. Cram

True as this is, it is also true that for one who won
through there were many who gained nothing,
and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of
those who failed of this that has made their influence
on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is.
- Ralph A. Cram


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If we had this back, and in full measure;
if society were infused by it,
through and through, and men lived its life,
and in its life, philosophy would take care of itself
and the nature of our institutions would not matter.
- Ralph A. Cram

In revolt against this new and very evil thing came
the republicanism of the eighteenth century,
inspired and directed in large measure by members of
the fast perishing aristocracy of race,
character and tradition.
- Ralph A. Cram

As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries
that have followed the Reformation,
Calvinism played a less and less important part,
while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism
correspondingly increased.
- Ralph A. Cram

Through the wholesale destruction of the representatives
of a class that from the beginning of history had been
the directing and creative force in civilization,
a process began which was almost mechanical.
- Ralph A. Cram

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
- Jim Carrey

I am prepared to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Parrots make great pets.
They have more personality than goldfish.
- Chevy Chase

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
- Thomas Henry Huxley

You ask me if I keep a notebook
to record my great ideas.
I've only ever had one.
- Albert Einstein

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden


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