Greatness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Greatness

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The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
~By Nelson Boswell ~


Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
~By Stanislaw Lem ~


The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
~By James Robinson ~


It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
~By James Smithson ~


Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
~By Noel Coward ~


There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
~By Aristotle ~


He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.
~By Henry Fielding ~


There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America's proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
~By Robert Kennedy ~


Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


No, our greatness does not come from our government.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.
~By John Webster ~


The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
~By James Buchanan ~


The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
~By John Buchan ~


I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness.
~By Demi Moore ~


A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works.
~By Rudolf Otto ~


There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Every person seems to acknowledge his greatness. He blends together the profound politician with the scholar.
~By William Pierce ~


There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.
~By Nicolas Chamfort ~


Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
~By John W. Gardner ~


Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
~By William Shakespeare ~


All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness.
~By Athenaeus ~


The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America's greatness.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


The price of greatness is responsibility.
~By Winston Churchill ~


I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
~By Camille Paglia ~


In my own sphere I did everything that could possibly be expected of a man who believes in the greatness of his people and who is filled with fanaticism for the greatness of his country, in order to bring about the victory of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist movement.
~By Hans Frank ~


If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
~By Elgin Baylor ~


Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness.
~By Bill McCartney ~


Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
~By Wilma Rudolph ~


You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
~By Lee Strasberg ~


True greatness consists in being great in little things.
~By Charles Simmons ~


The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.
~By Max Lerner ~


There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
~By Simone Weil ~


By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
~By Grenville Kleiser ~


The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
~By Les Brown ~


The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home - it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love.
~By Margaret Truman ~


I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL, and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading Internet company in the world - can return to its past greatness.
~By Steve Case ~


Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
~By William Booth ~


Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
~By Horace Mann ~


Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success.
~By Philip Guedalla ~


Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
~By William Allen White ~


When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
~By Ernst Fischer ~


Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the soul or the greatness of the human spirit.
~By William Shirley ~


Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
~By Titus Livius ~


We feel unsatisfied until we know ourselves akin even with that greatness which made the spots on which it rested hallowed; and until, by our own lives, and by converse with the thoughts they have bequeathed us, we feel that union and relationship of the spirit which we seek.
~By Jones Very ~


Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none.
~By David Brainerd ~


Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
~By Tecumseh ~


I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness. And I believe greatness is within our grasp.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
~By Henry Fonda ~


Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30.
~By John Cusack ~


Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
~By Joseph Addison ~


No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness.
~By John McGraw ~


It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
~By William Hazlitt ~


To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
~By Walter Scott ~


Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
~By Jose Marti ~


The only greatness for man is immortality.
~By James Dean ~


Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I want our leaders to lead our country to greatness, but President Obama and his misguided policies and ideology have really fundamentally changed our country in the wrong way, more so than any president in our history.
~By Ben Quayle ~


It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
~By Barack Obama ~


Privatizing Social Security doesn't make sense, and it's out of step with the fundamental value of ensuring that after a life spent working hard and contributing to the greatness of our nation, every American should have a secure retirement.
~By Debbie Stabenow ~


No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
~By Charles Kendall Adams ~


You are watching what greatness, is all about.
~By Brent Musburger ~


Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be.
~By John Astin ~


From the business point of view, always encouraging the people in our company to own stock in the company, and if we're going to build something great, to have a lot of people share in the benefits of that greatness.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~

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