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Letter "B" » brilliant
«Balanchine has trained his cat to perform brilliant jet?s and tours en l'air; he says that at last he has a body worth choreographing for.»
«A new maxim is often a brilliant error.»
«[He] is salt rubbed in the wounds of the nation's conscience. He is a scream of pain. He is an accusing finger thrust in the face of white America. He is a fierce, brilliant light illuminating the unspeakable and the shameful.»
Author: Fern Marja Eckman
, The Nation
«Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.»
«A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself»
«God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection to»
«Away she hurried, not beautiful, not supremely brilliant, but filled with something that took the place of both qualities -- something best described as a profound vivacity, a continual and sincere response to all that she encountered in her path through life.»
Author: E. M. Forster
«Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death. There is no real piety without heroism. Heroism is the dazzling and glorious con»
Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
, that is to say
«At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right.»
«Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.»