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.
There is no sin coveting things are of no great use or profit, but would show out good and have some grandeur around them.
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
I'm what you call a good, old-fashioned working actor who has had delusions of grandeur for my entire career and has known what I want to do, but there's a lot going on out there. There are a lot fewer films being made, and there's a lot of competition.
Angels and Airwaves is a complete, pure reflection of who I am. The philosophy, the spiritualism, the esotericism, the idea of hope and space and the themes about life and grandeur... that's all me.
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.
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.
The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.
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.
Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.
The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest.
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.
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
Although I'm an atheist who believes only in great nature, I recognize the spiritual richness and grandeur of the Roman Catholicism in which I was raised.
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