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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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Greatness is a spiritual condition.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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


It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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

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