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
Mouth-watering Great Things quotations
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.
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.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
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.
Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake.
I don't do great things. I do small things with great love.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
None of us, including me, ever do great things.
But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.
If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.
You’d be surprised at the things that look great on the outside but are dysfunctional on the inside. Be sure to function as good as you look
Great people do things before they're ready.
If you can't do great things, do little things with great love.
If you can't do them with great love, do them with a little love. If you can't do them with a little love, do them anyway.
Little minds think and talk about people.
Average minds think and talk about things and actions. Great minds think and talk about ideas.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
If an egg is broken by outside, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.
I am for keeping the thing going while things are stirring.
Because if we wait till it is still, it will take a great while to get it going again.
Jesus did not promise to change the circumstances around us.
He promised great peace and pure joy to those who would learn to believe that God actually controls all things.
Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience.
No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how greatly you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
Do silly things. Foolishness is a great deal more vital and healthy than our straining and striving after a meaningful life.
One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans (1888).
To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, I said to myself, 'Who could be the Master of these beautiful things?' I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage.
A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.
We do not want churches because they will teach us to quarrel about God.
We do not want to learn that. We may quarrel with men sometimes about things on this earth, but we never quarrel about the Great Spirit. We do not want to learn that.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way
It irritates me to be told how things have always been done.
I defy the tyranny of precedent. I cannot afford the luxury of a closed mind.
Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.
If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
An observer of men who finds himself steadily repelled by some apparently trifling thing in a stranger is right to give it great weight. It may be the clue to the whole mystery. A hair or two will show where a lion is hidden. A very little key will open a very heavy door.
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.
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.
Great people do things before they are ready.
The great thing about faith in God is that it keeps a man undisturbed in the midst of disturbance.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave
It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
Great things are done by a series of small things, brought together.
Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory.
Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things!
God has allowed hard things in your life so you can show the world that your God is great and that knowing Him brings peace and joy, even when life is hard.
The prayer power has never been tried to its full capacity.
..if we want to see mighty wonders of divine power and grace wrought in the place of weakness, failure and disappointment, let us answer God's standing challenge, "Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not."
Great things are achieved only when we take great risks.
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.