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Gather roses while you can.
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may.
A genius grown old becomes worse than mediocre.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. --Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)
The gentleman is harmonious but not conformable; the small man is conformable but not harmonious. --Confucius (551?-479B.C.) (trans. by Kô Shyôrin (1958-))
Genuine learning has ever been said to give polish to man; why then should it not bestow added charm on women? --Emma Willard (1787-1870)
Give and take.
Give me a fish and I will eat today; teach me to fish and I will eat all my life.
Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music. --Gioacchino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868)
Give me liberty, or give me death! --Patrick Henry (1736-99)
Give them pleasure the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare. --Sir Alfred (Joseph) Hitchcock (1899-1980)
Go and beg poppy seeds from some home where death has never entered. --Gautama Siddhartha (566?-480B.C.)
God can make you anything you want to be, but you have to put everything in his hands. --Mahalia Jackson (1911-72)
Going up like a rocket and coming down like a stick.
A good beginning is half the battle.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
Good comes out of evil.
Good company makes the road shorter.
Good company on the road is the shortest cut. --Oliver Goldsmith (1728-74): The Vicar of Wakefield
A good composer does not imitate, he steals. --Igor Fëdorovich Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Good feeding before good breeding.
Good fences make good neighbors.
A good marksman may miss.
A good master a good scholar.
Good medicine is bitter in the mouth.
A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled. --Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)
Good swimmers (at length) are oftenest drowned.
A good tale ill told is marred in the telling.
A good thing is known when it is lost.
Good wine makes [engenders] good blood.
Good words cost nothing.
A gossip is one who talks to you about other people. A bore is one who talks to you about himself. A brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself. --W(illiam) L(yon) Mackenzie King (1874-1950)
Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. --Abraham Lincoln (1809-65): "the Gettysburg Address" November 19, 1863
(What is courage?) Grace under pressure. --Ernest (Miller) Hemingway (1899-1961)
The grass is greener on the other side of the fence.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. --Jacques Maritain (1882-1973)
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart. --John Morley [Viscount Morley of Blackburn] (1838-1923)
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. --Herodotus (484?-425?B.C.)
Great gains are not achieved except by great risks.
The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one.--Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. --(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. --Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Great oaks from little acorns grow. --Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400)
The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. --Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
Great pains but all in vain.
Great people just do what they can make themselves while others do nothing but what they can never make. --Romain Rolland (1866-1944)
A great ship asks deep waters.
Great ships require deep waters.
The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star. --Elton John (1947-)
Great things are accomplished by ordinary people with the right convictions, in the right place at the right time. If George Washington was a high school football coach in Texas, we'd fire him. He lost more than he won. --Vince Clark
Great things are done when men and mountains meet. --William Blake (1757-1827): Gnomic Verses
A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth. --Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty. --Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation. --Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832)
The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness. --William Saroyan (1908-81)
The greatest hate proceeds from the greatest love.
The greatest talkers are not always the wisest man.
The greatest talkers are the least doers.