"A man must live like a great brilliant flame and burn as brightly as he can. In the end he burns out. But this is far better than a mean little flame."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Boris Yeltsin on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Boris Yeltsin on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Boris Yeltsin on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Boris Yeltsin 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."Boris Yeltsin on Winston Churchill
"We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone. Freedom is like that. It's like air. When you have it, you don't notice it."