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Great Souls Quotes

Great Souls Quotes by Edmund Burke, Radhanath Swami, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Mark Wahlberg, Samuel Chadwick, Ralph Waldo Emerson and many others.

Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Edmund Burke
When we speak of the dust of the lotus feet of the Spiritual Master, we are speaking of humble approach to serve his instructions. Unless we humbly serve the instructions of the great soul, it is Krishna’s arrangement the He never reveals Himself.
Radhanath Swami
There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
We can not imitate great souls. However to study, analyse and imbibe the principles they teach and embody, is the path of progress.
Radhanath Swami
There’s nothing better than meeting somebody with a great soul, and a great spirit and a good heart.
Mark Wahlberg
The great souls who became mighty in prayer and rejoiced to spend three and four hours a day alone with God were once beginners.
Samuel Chadwick
He who would be a great soul in the future, must be a great soul now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity.
Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou
Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The great soul that sits on the throne of the universe is not, never was, and never will be, in a hurry.
Bill Vaughan
A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.
Maya Angelou
Him I call a Mahatma (great soul) whose heart bleeds for the poor, otherwise he is a Duratma (wicked soul). Let us unite our wills in continued prayer for their good.
Swami Vivekananda
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Arthur Schopenhauer
We too should make ourselves empty, that the great soul of the universe may fill us with its breath.
Laurence Binyon
Valor is common but great souls are rare.
Bernard Joseph Saurin
A great nose may be an index Of a great soul
Edmond Rostand
If you’re facing what looks like a large problem, receive it as a compliment from the Universe. What a great soul you must be!
Mary Morrissey
The great soul surrenders itself to fate.
Seneca the Elder
Character is higher than intellect… A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
Honore de Balzac
The greatest joy a petty soul can taste is to dupe a great soul and catch it in a snare.
Honore de Balzac
His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!
Queen Victoria
There have been as great souls unknown to fame as any of the most famous.
Benjamin Franklin
Many can give money to those in need, but to personally serve the needy readily, out of love, and in a fraternal spirit, requires a truly great soul.
Saint John Chrysostom
And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed.
Maya Angelou
Features, the great soul’s apparent seat.
William C. Bryant
Dans une grande a”В  me tout est grand. In a great soul everything isgreat.
Blaise Pascal
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great souls are harmonious.
Philibert Joseph Roux
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou
The high-minded man does not bear grudges, for it is not the mark of a great soul to remember injuries, but to forget them.
I felt I had an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of great soul musicians of the past, who made a lot of social and political commentary through their music.
Aloe Blacc
Everywhere that a great soul gives utterance to its thoughts, there also is a Golgotha.
Heinrich Heine
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.
Jean Paul
Great souls forgive not injuries till time has put their enemies within their power, that they may show forgiveness is their own.
John Dryden
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
It’s the great soul that surrenders itself to fate, but a puny degenerate thing that struggles.
Seneca the Younger
What is truth? What is falsehood? Whatever gives wings to men, whatever produces great works and great souls and lifts up a man’s height above the earth – that’s true. Whatever clips off man’s wings – that’s false.
Nikos Kazantzakis
Great souls suffer in silence.
Friedrich Schiller
Since ancient Time began,
Ever on some great soul God laid an infinite burden–
The weight of all this world, the hopes of man,
Conflict and pain, and fame immortal are his guerdon.
Richard Watson Gilder
Some books are drenchГЁd sandsOn which a great soul’s wealth lies all in heaps,Like a wrecked argosy.
Alexander Smith
Great souls endure in silence.
Friedrich Schiller
The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be, become one yourself!
Marcus Aurelius
Everybody dies, but great souls ressurects in our memories.
Michael Bassey
It is only great souls that know how much glory there is in being good.
He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Edmund Burke
All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf.
Alexander Trocchi