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


The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.
~By Jean Rostand ~


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


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


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


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


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


It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.
~By William Cobbett ~


Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
~By Jim Rohn ~


Yes, you who called us godless, we found our faith in Adolf Hitler, and through him found God once again. That is the greatness of our day, that is our good fortune!
~By Robert Ley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.
~By Hans Magnus Enzensberger ~


Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians truly understand the greatness that is America.
~By Mitt Romney ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events.
~By John Drinkwater ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Governor, why wouldn't anyone want to say the Pledge of Allegiance, unless they detested their own country or were ignorant of its greatness?
~By Sean Hannity ~


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


If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.
~By Lady Gaga ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully.
~By Thomas Starr King ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


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 ~


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 ~


Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended.
~By Lactantius ~


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 ~


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


Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
~By Vincente Fox ~


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

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