Quotations that match 'grande'.

Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest. Thomas de Quincey
[ Call Earthly Going Grandest His Rest Spectacles Sun]
Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation. Thomas Huxley
[ Does Grandeur Make Nation Size Territory]
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves. Marcelene Cox
[ Busy Children Glory Grandeur Just Leaves Lost Miss Often Parenthood Parents Physical Rearing Trees]
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Better Development Grandest Grow Law Laws Men Older Progressive Societies Sweep Things Under Wide Wiser]
There are always new, grander challenges to confront, and a true winner will embrace each one. Mia Hamm
[ Always Challenges Confront Each Embrace Grander New True Will Winner]
Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment. Bryant H. McGill
[ Architects Builders Disillusionment Grandeur Master Often]
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Chain Corners Depth Expanse Explore Fences Grandeur Heights Knowing Least Nor Places Prohibited Realm Right Sacred Surely Thought Vast Walls Without]
Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness. Laurence Sterne
[ Add Alas Contentment Grandeur Happiness Height His Man Principles Soon Station Stature Us Will Within Worldly]
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself. Jane Wagner
[ Better Delusions Feel Grandeur Lot Make Myself]
The Dark Side of the Moon is a fine album with a textural and conceptual richness that not only invites, but demands involvement. There is a certain grandeur. Alan Parsons
[ Album Certain Conceptual Dark Demands Fine Grandeur Invites Involvement Moon Only Richness Side]
Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity. Jacques Bossuet
[ Charity Grandeur Great Know Only Souls]
The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man. Charles Sumner
[ Decorated Elevation Enlightened Grandeur Humanity Intellect Man Moral Sustained True]
The only consistent hobby I've had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I'm looking for the next job. William Sanderson
[ Around Because Consistent Delusion French Grandeur Had Hobby Job Looking Love Next Only Some Spanish Sports Studying Usually Work World]
You have all the reason in the world to achieve your grandest dreams. Imagination plus innovation equals realization. Denis Waitley
[ Achieve Dreams Equals Grandest Imagination Innovation Plus Realization Reason World Your]
Villa Grande has in many ways symbolized an important, but less than pleasant, part of our history. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ History Important Less Many Our Part Pleasant Symbolized Than Villa Ways]
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness. Jean Genet
[ Act Darkness Dream Dreaming Grandeur Long Man Must Nursed Order Time]
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. William Ellery Channing
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom. Mary Astell
[ Distance Good Grandeur Great Makes Sets Too True Unhappy Us Which Wisdom Wit]
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them. Jean Cocteau
[ Actual Always Bear Bewildered Bizarre Design Element Event Grandeur Ideas Inherent Life Preconceived Relation Seems Simplicity Their Them Tragedies Which]
There has been a time on earth when poets had been young and dead and famous - and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of grandeur and destiny had changed. The child of genius was a woman, now, and the man was gone. Tom Wolfe
[ Been Changed Child Dead Destiny Earth Famous Genius Gone Grandeur Had Man Men Now Poet Poets Time Tragic Were Woman Young]
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul. Simone Weil
[ Any Baseness Because Degree Grandeur Laws Loyalty Oath Soul Springs True]
Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet - a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine. Frederick William Robertson
[ Ago Agreed Been Call Deeper Divine Earth Ever Every Grandest Here Life Lived Man Meaning Thinking Thousand Two Years Yet]
Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny. Ben Nicholson
[ Any Apart Complete Enemy Fall Grandeur Ideal Implement Into Just Own Soon Start System These Turn Tyranny Visions Worst]
For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus
[ Against Another Consists Despairing Grandeur Hoping Implacable Life Much Perhaps Sin]
Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur. Matthew Arnold
[ Bald Baldness Bare Full Grandeur Mountain Tops]
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Achievement Alliance Divine Does Endurance Grandeur Human Infinite Show Soul]
Choose beliefs that serve your soul - choose beliefs that serve the grander dream of who you choose to be. Joy Page
[ Beliefs Choose Dream Grander Serve Soul Your]
The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur. John Corry
[ Churches Conventional Delicate Flying Glass Gothic Grandeur Great Massive Stained Stars]
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm. Blaise Pascal
[ Abandoned Agreeable Appreciated Cold Continuity Continuous Eloquence Everything Get Grandeur May Must Unpleasant Warm]
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot
[ After Called Enough Failure Good Grander Long Much Never Perseverance Striving Than]
Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Grandeur Greatness Illusions Same Visions]
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power. A. J. P. Taylor Power
[ Beer Grandeur Great Men Most Only Opinion Past Power Prestige Wealth Went Were]
I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me. Tim McGraw
[ Actors Artists Been Bit Delusions Dies Down Ever Grandeur Interest Kid Know Little Lots Music Now Run Senate Since Tennessee Those Want]
The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention. Roger Nash Baldwin
[ Better Deed Grandest Intention Smallest Than]
What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another; and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group, may in a different environment become the cornerstone for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty. Hu Shih
[ Among Another Beauty Become Cornerstone Cultural Despised Different Edifice Environment Grandeur Great Group May Rejected Ridiculous Sacred Strange]
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound. Thomas Hardy
[ Accents Avoid Both Come Ear Enter Eye Grandeur Lips Moods More Pain Pale Pathway Sound Tales Than Tongue Which]
First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that. Neil LaBute
[ Bottom Chain Change Feminism First Food Got Grander Men Part Place Probably Reacting Say Scale Would]
May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur; quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good. Ralph Thomas Walker
[ Am Architects Been Book Contrary Fellow Finally Forty Good Grandeur Humble Illusions Knowledge Life May Open Public Quite Say Service Through Very Years]
Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep, where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep? Fanny Crosby
[ Dark Deep Fathom Grandeur Mighty Ocean Sweep Waves Where Ye]
The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest. Chen Shui-bian
[ Big Democracy Forest Grandeur Our Strength]
Life has always taken place in a tumult without apparent cohesion, but it only finds its grandeur and its reality in ecstasy and in ecstatic love. Georges Bataille
[ Always Apparent Cohesion Ecstasy Ecstatic Finds Grandeur Life Love Only Place Reality Taken Tumult Without]
Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former. William Shenstone
[ Akin Beauty Diminish Former Grandeur Increase Latter Most Often Opposite Other Simplicity Variety Very]
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties. Charles Spurgeon
[ Difficulties Grandeur Lives Many Men Owe Their Tremendous]
Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families. Hernando Cortes
[ Able Among Architectural Describe Details Enough Families Far Five Grandeur Human Hundred Lofty Precincts Rest Room Surpasses Surrounded Temples These Tongue Town Wall Which Whose Within]
And we're seeing a higher level of consciousness and many more opportunities for people to challenge their present ways of thinking and move into a grander and larger experience of who they really are. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Challenge Consciousness Experience Grander Higher Into Larger Level Many More Move Opportunities Present Really Seeing Their Thinking Ways]
The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal. Olympia Brown
[ America Been Doors Gates Giving Grandest Higher Ideal Larger Liberty Life Lifting Million New Opening Them Thing Thus Twenty-Seven Up Women]
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. Pietro Aretino
[ Appears Bear Bearing Calamities Cowardice Flee Fleeing Grandeur Heart High Mind Ought Since Them]