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Away with the cant of Measures, not men! -- the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.


George Canning

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GEORGE FOREMAN
George Foreman. A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was a...
GEORGE FOREMAN
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
GEORGE ELIOT
The only failure a man ought to fear is failure in cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
GEORGE ELIOT
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
GEORGE ORWELL
If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone.
GEORGE WILL
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measu...
GEORGE ELIOT
Nothing so much enhances a good as to make sacrifices for it.
GEORGE SANTAYANA
The difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry blank.
GEORGE SHEEHAN
I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
GEORGE CAREY
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by orginality, overc...
GEORGE LOIS
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
GEORGE ELIOT
No sooner is a Temple built to God but the Devill builds a Chappell hard by. [No sooner is a Temp...
GEORGE HERBERT
I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them...
GEORGE ELIOT
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
GEORGE HERBERT
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes Error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
GEORGE HERBERT
Bells call others, but themselves enter not into the Church.
GEORGE HERBERT
'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
GEORGE WASHINGTON
The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity
GEORGE CARLIN
His patient soul endures what Heav'n ordains, But neither feels nor fears ideal pains.
GEORGE CRABBE
So our lives In acts exemplarie, not only winne Ourselves good Names, but doth to others give ...
GEORGE CHAPMAN
Blood, though it sleep a time, yet never dies. The gods on murtherers fix revengeful eyes.
GEORGE CHAPMAN
Prosperity lets goe the bridle. [Prosperity lets go the bridle.]
GEORGE HERBERT
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape...
GEORGE BANCROFT
Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never ...
GEORGE MEREDITH
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are the true c...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity befo...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
One of his officers, Henry Lee, summed up contemporary public opinion of Washington: First in war, f...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
When I contemplate the interposition of Providence, as it was visibly manifested, in guiding us thro...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
GEORGE ELIOT
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our se...
GEORGE ELIOT
Take heede of still waters, the quick passe away. [Take heed of still waters, they quick pass away...
GEORGE HERBERT
An examin'd enterprize goes on boldly.
GEORGE HERBERT
Little pitchers have wide eares. [Little pitchers have wide ears.]
GEORGE HERBERT