Greatness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Greatness

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


If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
~By Horace Mann ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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'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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


Greatness is a spiritual condition.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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