Quotes by Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, quoted in V Rich, Nature, 1977, 270, pp470-1

There is nothing more practical than a good theory.

Leonid Ilich Brezhnev, quoted in V Rich, Nature, 1977, 270, pp470-1

Other Great Authors

It is really the undergraduate who makes a university, gives it its lasting character, smell, feel, quality, tradition ... whose presence creates it and whose memories preserve it.

Sen O'Faolin

To display the greatest powers, unless they are applied to great purposes, makes nothing for the character of greatness.

William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating

In painting, as in the other arts, there's not a single process, no matter how insignificant, which can be reasonably made into a formula. You come to nature with your theories, and she knocks them all flat.

Auguste Renoir

The lord is wonderfully good to those who wait for him and seek him.N.B. From this quote is derived the proverb, Good things come to those who wait.

Lamentations 325

Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.


A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

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Art is the indespensible medium for the communication of a moral idea.

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I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a 'transformer' in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.

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