Greatness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Greatness

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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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
~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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents.
~By R. W. Apple, Jr. ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Greatness is a spiritual condition.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


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


The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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 ~


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


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


Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~

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