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Definitions of greatest

  1.   highest in quality
  2.   not to be surpassed; " his top effort"
  3.   greatest in size of those under consideration
  4.   most of; " spoke for the greatest part of an hour"
  5.   greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement; " our greatest statesmen"; " the country's leading poet"; " a preeminent archeologist"

Quotes of greatest

  1. The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention. – John Burroughs
  2. Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own. – Alan Cohen
  3. What you believe about God has the greatest potential for good or harm in your life. – Edwin Louis Cole
  4. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Confucius
  5. The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. – Julien Green
  6. But, then, Sampras won Wimbledon six times and that automatically puts him among the greatest – Richard Krajicek
  7. I still happen to think the United States is the greatest place in the world to invest. – Don Nickles
  8. Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class. – Plato
  9. During my participation in the Manhattan Project and subsequent research at Los Alamos, encompassing a period of fifteen years, I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection of scientific talent the world has ever known. – Frederick Reines
  10. I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive- and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger- or my own reputation. – Geoffrey Rush
  11. One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude. – Carl Sandburg
  12. Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings. – Publilius Syrus
  13. Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend. – Jeremy Taylor
  14. The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions. – Leonardo da Vinci
  15. The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security: rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction. – Armstrong Williams

Usage examples for greatest

  1. The very greatest were glad of my playing, and were proud to know me. ” – Three Plays by Padraic Colum
  2. Yet it does not follow that they who have the greatest knowledge and command of words, have all they could desire in this respect. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. “ " That is the greatest trouble. ” – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  4. The boy's brother is one of my greatest friends. ” – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. “ Plantagenet talks about the great loss; I know which would be the greatest loss, and so do you. ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  6. The places of greatest emphasis are usually at the beginning and at the end of the paragraph. ” – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  7. It was the greatest blow I have ever had in my life. ” – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  8. So far I must say that what I have seen has had the greatest effect in making me curious for the rest. ” – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  9. They say there is a fight where the greatest number of our men are, and the enemy have gathered also by the river, where our second force is stationed. ” – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  10. He had no idea he would be refused, for was he not considered the greatest catch in the county? ” – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  11. Now, Mr. Lodloe, I have before me the greatest chance of my life. ” – The Squirrel Inn by Frank R. Stockton
  12. Faith, hope, and charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. ” – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  13. “ " I'll take the greatest care of it, sir," was the reply. ” – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  14. He took the greatest care of them, as in fact of his whole person, without foppishness, however. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  15. Such a secret would be of the greatest value to us all. ” – Bill the Minder by W. Heath Robinson
  16. Five was the greatest number of eggs that I found in any one nest." ” – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  17. The greatest you could do me just at this time! ” – Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches by T. S. Arthur
  18. Certainly I will be present, with the greatest no, not the greatest pleasure. ” – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  19. “ I am sure she and Godmamma would be the greatest friends if they could meet. ” – The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn
  20. It was only a few months ago, but I believe- indeed I know- it would have been the greatest mistake I could possibly have made. ” – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace

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