The classic think-tank is supposed to be sitting in an attic thinking up grand ideas.
President Obama can talk about having no grand schemes and making no big gains, but the reality is he can’t get anything of significance through Congress.
What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
George W. Bush has much to evaluate: he has presided over the most sweeping redesign of U.S. grand strategy since the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.
We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
My grand affair appears settled, for America is certain of her independence, humanity has gained her cause, and liberty will never be without a place of refuge.
Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who think they do!
We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman.