More Great Sayings And Quotes On Greatness


More Great Sayings And Quotes On Greatness

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

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

“Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.”
– Albert Camus

“Put all your eggs in one basket and watch that basket.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“I believe you are one of the people that can lift the corners of the universe.”
– Ann M. Martin

“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.”

“Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“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

“The path to greatness is along with others.”
– 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

“Greatness of name in the father oft-times overwhelms the son; they stand too near one another. The shadow kills the growth: so much, that we see the grandchild come more and oftener to be heir of the first.”
– Ben Johnson

“A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“Humility makes great men twice honorable.”
– Benjamin Franklin

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

“The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself.”
– Billy Mills

“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

“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

“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

“Who you are is much greater than who you pretend to be.”
– Doneil Buchanan

“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

“The great must submit to the dominion of prudence and of virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.”
– Edmund Burke

“Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.”
– Edmund Burke

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

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

“The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“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.”
– Eldridge Cleaver

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