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Picture quote by Sayings about attitude

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about responsibility

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Picture quote by Seneca about motivational

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. ⏤ Seneca

Picture quote by Ranal Currie about choice

We bury the greatness inside us when we choose to be average. ⏤ Ranal Currie

Picture quote by Winston Churchill about responsibility

Show the path from the front. The price of greatness is responsibility. ⏤ Winston Churchill

Picture quote by John Buchan about leadership

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

Picture quote by William Shakespeare about inspirational

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

Picture quote about wisdom

Greatness takes time

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about people

Everybody can be great, because everyone can serve. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Picture quote about courage

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do

Picture quote by Erik Qualman about greatness

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. ⏤ Erik Qualman

Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about greatness

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ⏤ Zig Ziglar

Picture quote by Vincent Van Gogh about greatness

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. ⏤ Vincent Van Gogh

Picture quote about contribution

The single biggest contribution you can make is to step into your greatness. Let your unique magnificence blossom.

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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, author

A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Your greatness is limited only by the investments you make in yourself.

Grant Cardone, speaker

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.

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, novelist

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln, president

The first step toward greatness is to be honest.


No great thing is created suddenly.

Epictetus, philosopher

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.

Ray Charles, musician

You don't have to be great to get started, but you do have to get started to be great.

Lee J. Colan, author

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill, politician

There is no greatness where simplicity, goodness and truth are absent.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.

G. W. F. Hegel,

A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small.

Peabo Bryson, musician

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.

Khalil Gibran, poet

Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.

Albert Camus, philosopher

To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

They're only truly great who are truly good.

George Chapman, poet

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.

Publilius Syrus, writer

The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness

William Cullen Bryant,

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.

Jonathan Swift, writer

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

Herodotus, historian

A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.

Judy Garland, actress

Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Greatness is a spiritual condition.

Matthew Arnold, poet

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.

Alexis Carrel, scientist

No one ever became great by imitation.

Samuel Johnson, author

Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.

Harry S Truman, president

If you would attain greatness, think no little thoughts.


The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Great men are not always wise.


It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.

Friedrich Schiller, dramatist

No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.

William Hazlitt, critic

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.

Montesquieu, philosopher

To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness?

William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist

He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great.

Samuel Johnson, author

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

John Buchan, politician

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, writer

The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.

Samuel Johnson, author

There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.

Mother Theresa, saint

To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.

Horace, poet

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

Marcus Garvey, publisher

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.

Daniel J. Boorstin, historian

Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god.

Francis Picabia, artist

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, activist

Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.

James Robinson,

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Great and good are seldom the same man.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.

William Booth, leader

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant;the only harmless great thing.

John Donne, poet

There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

James Buchanan, president

Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down.


There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.

Edmund Burke, statesman

He is great who is what he is from nature, and who never reminds us of others.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.

Sydney Smith, clergyman

Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.

Harry S Truman, president

A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.

Eric Hoffer, writer

The greatest men of a nation are those it puts to death.

Ernest Renan, philosopher

The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

There would be no great men if there were no little ones.

George Herbert, poet

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

John Ruskin, writer

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, celebrity

Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.

Leigh Hunt, poet

It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

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, entrepreneur

The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.

James A. Froude, historian

After a fellow gets famous it does not take long for someone to bob up that used to sit next to him in school.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

Great men always pay deference to greater.

Walter Savage Landor, poet

There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.

William F. Halsey,

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.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Selflessness = Greatness

Ogunlela Olu,

It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.

Charles Dickens, writer

Sighing that Nature formed but one such man, and broke the die.

Lord Byron, poet

Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

There is nothing as special as watching greatness.

Sean Astin, actor

A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

Th abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn, businessman

The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

There's a greatness in this country many of the kids today don't know.

Jack Scalia, actor

He is not great who is not greatly good.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not.

Marya Mannes, journalist

In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Greatness and madness are next door neighbors and they often borrow each other’s sugar.

Joe Rogan,

Great men are rarely isolated mountain-peaks; they are the summits of ranges.

Thomas Wentworth Higginson,

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

Ian Williams, musician

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