"The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Anna Letitia Barbauld on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Anna Letitia Barbauld on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Anna Letitia Barbauld on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Anna Letitia Barbauld on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Anna Letitia Barbauld on Winston Churchill
"We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone?"
"When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!"
"But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith."