175 Achieve Greatness Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Achieve Greatness Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way. — Albert Camus

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline. — James C. Collins

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him. — John Steinbeck

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The potential for greatness lives within us all. — Wilma Rudolph

Greatness is a life mission being the best is not about being better than anyone else but striving to be the best that you can and bringing out the best in others — Dominick Cruz

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so. — Charles De Gaulle

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You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. — Michael Jordan

...so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success. — Leo Tolstoy

Any person can achieve greatness if they understand the philosophy of success and the steps required to achieve it. — Andrew Carnegie

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What separates us is that we expect to be great. — Deion Sanders

Short Achieve Greatness Quotes

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  • Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. — Robert Kennedy
  • Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness. — Steve Maraboli
  • Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. — Dalai Lama
  • True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition. — Frederick Herzberg
  • Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman
  • Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. — John F. Kennedy
  • It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs. — Vaclav Havel
  • Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. — Napoleon Hill
  • Great things are achieved only when we take great risks. — Frederick the Great
  • Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Top 10 Achieve Greatness Quotes

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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. — Robert Kennedy

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. — Alan Watts

Those who have the ability to be grateful are the ones who have the ability to achieve greatness. — Steve Maraboli

Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. — Dalai Lama

True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition. — Frederick Herzberg

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement. — Saint Augustine

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. — John F. Kennedy

It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs. — Vaclav Havel

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement. — B. F. Skinner

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Achieve greatness quote by Robert Kennedy

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. — Robert Kennedy

Achieve greatness quote by Harriet Tubman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

Achieve greatness quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Achieve greatness quote Great things are done by a series of small things, brought t
Great things are done by a series of small things, brought together.
Achieve greatness quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Achieve greatness quote by George Edward Woodberry

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. — George Edward Woodberry

Achieve greatness quote by Winston Churchill

Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm. — Winston Churchill

Achieve greatness quote If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.
If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.
Achieve greatness quote by Niccolo Machiavelli

Never was anything great achieved without danger. — Niccolo Machiavelli

Achieve greatness quote by Carol Bartz

If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

Achieve greatness quote by Eric Ries

Don’t be in a rush to get big. Be in a rush to have a great product. — Eric Ries

Achieve greatness quote Great acheivement always requires great sacrifice.
Great acheivement always requires great sacrifice.

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The wise stand out because they see themselves as part of the Whole. They shine because they don't want to impress. They achieve great things because they don't look for recognition. Their wisdom is contained in what they are, not their opinions. They refuse to argue, so no-one argues with them. — Lao Tzu

The story of Pakistan, its struggle and its achievement, is the very story of great human ideals, struggling to survive in the face of great odds and difficulties. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. — Florence Scovel Shinn

Achieve greatness quote Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time. — Leonard Bernstein

Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail. — Elbert Hubbard

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Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. — George Edward Woodberry

To know the will of God is the greatest knowledge! To do the will of God is the greatest achievement. — George W Truett

I just want people to feel like they can achieve something great in their lives. We all go through rough times, but love is the antidote. You've got to dream and just believe in yourself. And if you believe, you will achieve it. — Common

Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time. — John C. Maxwell

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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. — William Shakespeare

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

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. — Abraham Lincoln

Achieve greatness quote After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to cl
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift. — Robin Williams

Some pirates achieved immortality by great deeds of cruelty or derring-do. Some achieved immortality by amassing great wealth. But the captain had long ago decided that he would, on the whole, prefer to achieve immortality by not dying. — Terry Pratchett

I think some of the most celebrated moments in human achievement should be those times when everything is going against a person and they are down in the dumps but they simply choose to get up. That's real greatness! — Ryan Hall

Achieve greatness quote You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light... — Woodrow Wilson

There lies within each person a huge reservoir of untapped potential for achievement, success, happiness, health and greater prosperity. It's like an ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channelled toward some great good. — Jim Rohn

Before any great achievement, some measure of depression is very usual. — Charles Spurgeon

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. — Edward De Bono

What Is Greatness Quotes

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The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?' — Sigmund Freud

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The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. — Michael Porter

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

Achieve greatness quote Believe you have a destiny to be great.
Believe you have a destiny to be great.

I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people. — Huey Newton

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. — Steve Jobs

All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain. If we do not transform our pain, we will transmit it to those around us. — Richard Rohr

Achieve greatness quote Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay small acts of kindness and love. — Peter Jackson

Greatness can be captured in one word: lifestyle. Life is God's gift to you, style is what you make of it. — Mae Jemison

If I had to advise parents, I should tell them to take great care about the people with whom their children associate . . . Much harm may result from bad company, and we are inclined by nature to follow what is worse than what is better. — Elizabeth Ann Seton

The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. — Condoleezza Rice

Greatness Is Coming Quotes

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The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation - at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places. — Fridtjof Nansen

To make a great dream come true, the first requirement is a great capacity to dream; the second is persistence. — Cesar Chavez

Great faith is the product of great fights. Great testimonies are the outcome of great tests. Great triumphs can only come out of great trials. — Smith Wigglesworth

Achieve greatness quote If you want to achieve greatly in life, be a student of achievement.
If you want to achieve greatly in life, be a student of achievement.

When there is no middle class, and the poor greatly exceed in number, troubles arise, and the state soon comes to an end. — Aristotle

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it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime! — Kenny Chesney

All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. — Leo Tolstoy

Achieve greatness quote Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Success isn't owned - it's leased. And rent is due every day. Every single day, someone's coming for your job. Someone's coming for your greatness. If you're the greatest, someone wants to be the greatest, and so if you're not constantly improving your game, somebody else is. — J. J. Watt

There is no regularly constituted church of Christ on earth, nor any person qualified to administer any church ordinances; nor can there be until new apostles are sent by the Great Head of the Church for whose coming I am seeking. — Roger Williams

You English are like mad bulls... you see red everywhere! What on earth has come over you, to heap on us such suspicion as is unworthy of a great nation. I regard this as a personal insult... You make it uncommonly difficult for a man to remain friendly to England. — Wilhelm II

We pray because our life comes from God and we yield it back in prayer. Prayer is a great antidote to the illusion that we are self-made. — Walter Brueggemann

Strive For Greatness Quotes

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Strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities. — W. E. B. Du Bois

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation. — Jack Nicklaus

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted. — David Bly

Achieve greatness quote To achieve you need a to-do list. To achieve greatness you need a not-to-do list
To achieve you need a to-do list. To achieve greatness you need a not-to-do list. Use this tip for your personal success and business goals. Start writing down aspirations you don’t need to get done right now and use as monthly moonshot goals. I prefer to call this a “not-yet-list.” It helps keep your “to-do-list” shorter without losing sight of a great idea. Eventually items from the not-yet-list move to the to-do-list.

A human being who strives for something great considers everyone he meets on his way either as a means or as a delay and obstacle - or as a temporary resting place. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality of what you have to offer. — Rick Pitino

I'm making a great effort because sometimes life is not enjoyable. Sometimes it's painful and sometimes it's stressful, sometimes it's agonizing even, so I think once you get around those humps: strive for pleasure and peace. — Morgan Freeman

In my serious work I am striving for the essence of things and for goals which are possibly unobtainable. On the other hand, everything humorous has great attraction for me, and a childish streak leads me into all kinds of frivolous endeavour. — Philippe Halsman

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God. — John Calvin

If you strive to become a good human being with the qualities of generosity, humility and having reverence for life...just maybe you'll become a great musician. — Charlie Haden

There is always a struggle, a striving for something bigger than yourself in all forms of art. And even if you don't achieve greatness, even if you fail, which we all must, everything you do in your work is somehow connected with your attitude toward life, your deepest secret feelings. — Rex Harrison

Aspire To Greatness Quotes

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We need spirited, energetic and strong young people whose hearts are filled with life, enthusiasm, zeal and dynamism; whose souls are full of ambition, aspiration and vigor and have great goals, rising and aspiring to reach them until they eventually arrive at their destination. — Hassan al-Banna

The true leader is a different sort; he seeks effective activity which has a truly beneficient purpose. He inspires others to follow in his wake, and holding aloft the torch of wisdom, leads the way for society to realize its genuinely great aspirations. — Haile Selassie

Keep alive within you and bring under wise control that courage which makes you long to undertake great works, which others might consider it folly to attempt. — Mary Euphrasia Pelletier

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. — Mark Twain

Prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trail as well as joy; finally, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus. — Therese of Lisieux

There are no limits to the majestic future which lies before the mighty expanse of Canada with its virile, aspiring, cultured, and generous-hearted people. — Winston Churchill

A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there. — David Gergen

I want to have one of the great investment records of all time, why not? — Bill Ackman

We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me. — Matthew Modine

Tolerance is a cheap, low-grade parody of love. Tolerance is not a great virtue to aspire to. Love is much tougher and harder. — N. T. Wright

True Greatness Quotes

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A true and faithful Christian does not make holy living an accidental thing. It is his great concern. As the business of the soldier is to fight, so the business of the Christian is to be like Christ. — Jonathan Edwards

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

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The true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. — Che Guevara

The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being. — Pope John Paul II

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. — Ronald Reagan

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. — Aristotle

There is no difficulty that enough LOVE will not conquer, no disease that enough LOVE will not heal, no door that enough LOVE will not open, no gulf that enough LOVE will not bridge, no wall that enough LOVE will not throw down, no sin that enough LOVE will not redeem. — Emmet Fox

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are, and then wait to hear the answer. — Ed Cunningham

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Real true faith is man's weakness leaning on God's strength. — Dwight L. Moody

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Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose. — C. S. Lewis

Becoming Great Quotes

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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. — Mark Twain

An honest public servant can't become rich in politics. He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service. — Harry S. Truman

Somewhere behind the athlete you've become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back... play for her. — Mia Hamm

I have become so great as I am because I have won men's hearts by gentleness and kindliness. — Saladin

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Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. — Saadi Shirazi

Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We. — Phil Jackson

The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power. My Mother had taught me to seek all truth in the Bible. — Nikola Tesla

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To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. — Montesquieu

The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest. — William Osler

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Good leaders must first become good servants. — Robert K. Greenleaf

Accomplishing Great Things Quotes

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You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. — Edmund Hillary

People who accomplish a great many things are people who have freed themselves from biases. These are the creative people. — Milton H. Erickson

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. — Charles Kuralt

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. — Anatole France

Change is never easy, and it often creates discord, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things. — David Suzuki

The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. — Brandon Sanderson

I move forward in my life every day, even if it's only a tiny step, because I know that great things are accomplished with tiny moves, but nothing is accomplished by standing still — Zig Ziglar

Great things can happen when you don't care who gets the credit. — Mark Twain

Just as God gave Moses exactly what he needed to accomplish great things, he will equip us in the same way. If he calls us to slay giants, he will make us into giant slayers. — Christine Caine

Do not wish for quick results, nor look for small advantages. If you seek quick results, you will not reach the ultimate goal. If you are led astray by small advantages, you will never accomplish great things. — Confucius

Greatness And Leadership Quotes

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I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. — Mother Teresa

A real leader uses every issue, no matter how serious and sensitive, to ensure that at the end of the debate we should emerge stronger and more united than ever before. — Nelson Mandela

Effective leaders are made, not born. They learn from trial and error, and from experience. — Colin Powell

My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence. — Bernard Law Montgomery

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The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege. — Peter Drucker

Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. — Indra Nooyi

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man. — Pat Paulsen

Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses, and their concerns without fear of reprisal. — Patrick Lencioni

Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential. It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great. — Billie Jean King

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What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. — Dean Smith

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The Jews who will it shall achieve their State. We shall live at last as free men on our own soil, and in our own homes peacefully die. The world will be liberated by our freedom, enriched by our wealth, magnified by our greatness. And whatever we attempt there for our own benefit will redound mightily and beneficially to the good of all mankind. — Theodor Herzl

The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness. — Omar N. Bradley

Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure. — Larry Ellison

The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart. — Mencius

We cultivate a very small field for Christ, but we love it, knowing that God does not require great achievements but a heart that holds back nothing for self. — Rose Philippine Duchesne

Hermeticism is the science of nature hidden in the hieroglyphics and symbols of the ancient world. It is the search for the principle of life, along with the dream (for those who have not yet achieved it) of accomplishing the great work, that is the reproduction by man of the divine, natural fire which creates and recreates beings. — Eliphas Levi

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. — Vern Law

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. — Theodore Isaac Rubin

All great achievements require time. — Dr. David Schwartz

It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog. — Joseph Conrad

I think Cormier's one of the greatest to ever do it. Two-time, two-division world champion. — Dana White

Having a story is what people connect with, but the story alone doesn't allow you to achieve greatness and results. — Lewis Howes

No person is born great. Great people become great when others are sleeping. — African Proverbs

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