Greatness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Greatness

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


No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
~By Peter S. Beagle ~


It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.
~By Allen West ~


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


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


There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
~By Eldridge Cleaver ~


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


Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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 ~


Halfway through the decade, we realized that we had a great team and that we could do great things, and that we could probably have something here that we believed we had a chance to reach greatness.
~By Franco Harris ~


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 ~


I believe in the greatness of our people.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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


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 ~


There's a greatness in this country many of the kids today don't know.
~By Jack Scalia ~


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


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


The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Now and then, I had moments of greatness, but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently.
~By Ian Williams ~


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 ~


France cannot be France without greatness.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


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


The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


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


It is incumbent upon us to understand our greatness and believe in it so that we do not cheapen and profane ourselves.
~By Meir Kahane ~


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


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


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 ~


Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
~By Maimonides ~


Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
~By Charles Simmons ~


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


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 ~


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


Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately.
~By Frank Dane ~


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 ~


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


When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer.
~By Julia Margaret Cameron ~


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


Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
~By Matthew Henry ~


All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
~By James F. Cooper ~


We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
~By Stewart Udall ~


The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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


Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
~By Dorothy Height ~


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


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


I always knew I was destined for greatness.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


I believe in the greatness of our democracy.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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 ~


My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating the life of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


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 ~


Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
~By George Chapman ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
~By Amelia E. Barr ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Friendship's the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.
~By Nahum Tate ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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


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


Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.
~By Ayn Rand ~


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


America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
~By John W. Gardner ~


Just as the British subject loves England despite her faults, so we must insist that all Germans who were part of the old Germany and helped shape her, recognize the greatness and worthiness of present-day Germany.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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


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 ~


As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness.
~By Bo Bennett ~


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 ~


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


Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
~By William C. Bryant ~


Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


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


No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end.
~By Lawrence Clark Powell ~


People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed. The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it.
~By Jane Porter ~


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


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


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 ~


There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
~By Abu Bakr ~


That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
~By Lester Maddox ~


The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~

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