Quotation Explorer - 'Grandeur'

La grandeur d'un métier est peut-être, avant tout, d'unir des hommes(Terre des Hommes, ch. II) - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The smaller you get—the smaller life makes you—the easier it is to see the grandeur of grace. While I am far more incapable than I may have initially thought, God is infinitely more capable than I ever hoped. - Tullian Tchividjian
The world is charged with the grandeur of God. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness. - Jean Genet
The grandeur of the thieving falsity is larceny, the fall of cities. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
If there is a sin against life, it consist perhaps not so much in despairing of life as hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. Albert Camus - Albert Camus
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy. - Abdal Hakim Murad
the grandeur of God reveals itself through simple things - Paulo Coelho
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.
At length the grandeur of the mountains becomes monotonous; with familiarity, the landscape ceases to provoke awe and wonder and the traveller sees the alps with the indifferent eye of those who always live there. - Angela Carter
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
The problem you have isn't a delusion of grandeur; it's a delusion of insignificance. - Steve Maraboli
Always suffer delusions of grandeur with your art. What you are unable to face will never hurt you - Ginnetta Correli
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself. - Jane Wagner
The grandeur of a profession is...above all, uniting men: there is only one true luxury, that of human relationships. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
MAGNIFICENT, adj. Having a grandeur or splendor superior to that to which the spectator is accustomed, as the ears of an ass, to a rabbit, or the glory of a glowworm, to a maggot. - Ambrose Bierce
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 bizzare which seems inherent in them. - Jean Cocteau
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