A great mind is a good sailor, as a great heart is. Emerson
A great mind will neither give an affront nor bear it. Henry Home
A great part of human suffering has its root in the nature of man, and not in that of his institutions. Lowell
A great passion has no partner. Lavater
A great position entails great responsibility.
A great reputation is a great charge.
A great revolution has happened - a revolution made, not by chopping and changing of power in any of the existing states, but by the appearance of a new state, of a new species, in a new part of the globe. It has made as great a change in all the relations and balances and gravitations of power as the appearance of a new planet would in the system of the solar world. Burke
A great river does not refuse any small streams.
A great ruser was ne'er a gude rider. Scotland
A great scholar, in the highest sense of the term, is not one who depends simply on an infinite memory, but also on an infinite and electrical power of combination; bringing together from the four winds, like the Angel of the Resurrection, what else were dust from dead men's bones, into the unity of breathing life. De Quincey
A great sea comes not through a narrow strait.
A great ship asks (for) deep waters. George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
A great ship asks for deep waters.
A great sin can enter by a small door.
A great sin is a course of wickedness abridged into one act. South
A great stone fell down from his heart.
A great talker is a great liar.
A great talker may be no fool, but he is one who relies on him.
A great thing is a great book, but greater than all is the talk of a great man. Beaconsfield
A great thrust of a lance at a dead Moor.
A great tree attracts the wind.
A great tree hath a great fall.
A great wind is laid with a little rain.
A great work always leaves us in a state of musing. Isaac Disraeli
A great writer possesses, so to speak, an individual and unchangeable style, which does not permit him easily to preserve the anonymous. Voltaire
A greater absurdity cannot be thought of than a morose, hard-hearted, covetous, proud, malicious Christian. Jonathan Edwards
A greater liar than the Parthians. Horace
A greater talker is a great liar.
A Grecian history, perfectly written should be a complete record of the rise and progress of poetry, philosophy, and the arts. Macaulay
A greedy ee ne'er gat a fou wame. Scotland
A greedy ee ne'er gat a gude pennyworth. Scotland
A greedy father has thieves for children.
A greedy guts ne'er got a gude meltith. Scotland
A greedy man God hates.
A greedy man is always poor.
A greedy man is born to cavort with the devil.
A greedy man?s possession is eaten by a pirate.
A greedy mek fly follow coffin go a hole.
A greedy mill grinds all kinds of corn.
A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same.