Great Quotes – Sayings About Greatness


Great Quotes – Sayings About Greatness

Here is a collection of great quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy. Learn about greatness.

“There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.”
– Abu Bakr

“Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you.”
– Abu Bakr

“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.”
– Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.”
– Alexis De Tocqueville

“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.”
– Allen West

“I have heard Mr. Romney’s speech’s many times on television and the radio and I have even read his book No Apology: The Case for American Greatness and I must say that out of all the gentleman running for the presidency Mr. Romney is, in my opinion, the best one to fit the bill.”
– Angela Lansbury

“No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.”
– Archibald Alexander

“Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.”

“Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness.”
– Athenaeus

“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.”
– Ayn Rand

“Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.”
– Baltasar Gracian

“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.”
– Barack Obama

“Big dreams create the magic that stir men‘s souls to greatness.”
– Bill Mccartney

“Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.”
– Blaise Pascal

“The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.”
– Blaise Pascal

“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.”
– Bo Bennett

“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.”
– Camille Paglia

“France cannot be France without greatness.”
– Charles De Gaulle

“Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.”
– Charles De Gaulle

“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.”
– Charles Kendall Adams

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.”
– Charles Simmons

“True greatness consists in being great in little things.”
– Charles Simmons

“I believe in the greatness of our people.”
– Chen Shui-Bian

“I believe in the greatness of our democracy.”
– Chen Shui-Bian

“Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.”
– Danica Patrick

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.”
– Daniel J. Boorstin

“Remember, America’s greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it’s shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged.”
– Darrell Issa

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

“A president who believed that America’s greatness is recoverable and expandable – a chief executive determined to lead us back to national restoration – would reject the crippling notions of national impotency that Obama has embraced.”
– David Limbaugh

“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.”
– Debbie Stabenow

“I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness.”
– Demi Moore

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

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

“It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.”
– Edmund Burke

“Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.”
– Edwin Louis Cole

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