221 Motivational Greatness Quotes To Inspire You To Be Great

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The Most Famous Greatness Quotes (Best in 2024)

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

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

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

Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

All greatness comes from suffering. — Naval Ravikant

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

Greatness is not a measure of how great you are but how great others came to be because of you — Cus D'Amato

Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character. — William Arthur Ward

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

Short Greatness Quotes

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  • Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Great sea captains are made in rough waters and deep seas. — Kathryn Kuhlman
  • The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. — Marcus Garvey
  • I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. — Mahatma Gandhi
  • Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door. — Douglas MacArthur
  • I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau
  • You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. — Albert Einstein
  • I don't do great things. I do small things with great love. — Mother Teresa
  • Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase. — Joseph Pilates

Top 10 Greatness Quotes

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The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. — Bob Marley

The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me. — Chris Evans

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. — Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within. — Douglas MacArthur

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. My teacher was Ferruccio CusinatiMaria Callas

Great sea captains are made in rough waters and deep seas. — Kathryn Kuhlman

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

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. — Voltaire

Greatness Image Quotes

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Greatness quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Greatness quote by Henry David Thoreau

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

Greatness quote by Robert Kennedy

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

Greatness quote by Che Guevara

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

Greatness quote by Michael Porter

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

Greatness quote by Ruth Graham

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

Greatness quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Greatness quote by Robin S. Sharma

Greatness begins beyond your comfort zone. — Robin S. Sharma

Greatness quote by Kenny Rogers

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. — Kenny Rogers

Greatness quote by Colin Powell

None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows. — Colin Powell

Greatness quote by Joseph Addison

The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. — Joseph Addison

Greatness quote by Milton S. Hershey

Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising. — Milton S. Hershey

Greatness quote by Saadi Shirazi

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

Greatness quote by Kenneth Copeland

Never base your faith on your feelings. Base it on God's Word. — Kenneth Copeland

Greatness quote by Harriet Tubman

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

Greatness quote by Unknown Author

Show me who your friends are, and I will tell you what you are. — Unknown Author

Greatness quote by Thomas Carlyle

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

Greatness quote by Billy Crystal

Women need a reason to have sex, men just need a place. — Billy Crystal

Greatness quote by Serena Williams

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. — Serena Williams

Greatness quote by Kenny Chesney

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

Greatness quote Silence is a source of great strength.
Silence is a source of great strength.

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

Greatness quote Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

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

Greatness quote Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss peopl
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.

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

Destined For Greatness Quotes

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Spiritual power is the eternal guide, in this life and the life after, for man ranks supreme among all creatures. Led forward by spiritual power, man can reach the summit destined for him by the Great Creator. — Haile Selassie

Happiness is a way of travel – not a destination. — Roy M. Goodman

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, it's not a destination. — Cecelia Ahern

Greatness quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Canada is destined to be one of the great nations of the world and Canadian women must be ready for citizenship. — Nellie L. McClung

I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

When you are able to maintain your own highest standards of integrity - regardless of what others may do - you are destined for greatness. — Napoleon Hill

Greatness quote Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to somethin
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.

The only thing standing between me and greatness is me. — Woody Allen

There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves. — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

There comes a time in the lives of those destined for greatness when we must stand before the mirror of meaning and ask: Why, having been endowed with the courageous heart of a lion, do we live as mice? — Brendon Burchard

Some people are destined for greatness; others fall up a hill to get there. — Nick Bilton

Mindset Of Greatness Quotes

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In the world of books, the mindset of the reader is of great importance. — Zimbabwean Proverbs

Big thinking precedes great achievement. — Wilferd Peterson

I am really rich. All of my life I have heard a truly successful, and even a modestly successful person, cannot run for public office - just can't happen. Yet that's the kind of mindset you need to make this country great again. — Donald Trump

Greatness quote You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

No specific technology. My guess is that it was the instinct always to go to maximum scale. Great Britain kept much more of a small shop mindset well into the twentieth century, for instance. — Charles R. Morris

I work within the framework of a very concerted, purely driven Protestant Christian mindset. I had dark early circumstances. I went inward. I have a sturdy will. I have a big heart. I'm a decent guy. And I have a great gift. It's blunted me to the world in many ways. — James Ellroy

It is easier for one to take risks and to chase his dreams with a mindset that he has nothing to lose. In this lies the immense passion, the great advantage of avoiding a materialistic, pleasure-filled way of life. — Criss Jami

Gods Greatness Quotes

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What do you have to fear? Nothing. Whom do you have to fear? No one. Why? Because whoever has joined forces with God obtains three great privileges: omnipotence without power, intoxication without wine, and life without death. — Francis of Assisi

Great occasions for serving God come seldom, but little ones surround us daily. — Saint Francis de Sales

If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures. — John Piper

Greatness quote Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a less
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

Great eagles fly alone; great lions hunt alone; great souls walk alone-alone with God. Such loneliness is hard to endure, and impossible to enjoy unless God accompanied. Prophets are lone men; they walk alone, pray alone and God makes them alone. — Leonard Ravenhill

When you come in contact with the anointing of God, it not only affects your moment, it affects your tomorrow. — Creflo A. Dollar

Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience. — Steven Furtick

Greatness quote To a great mind, nothing is little.
To a great mind, nothing is little.

God is not looking for men of great faith, He is looking for common men to trust His great faithfulness. — Hudson Taylor

If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you. — Genghis Khan

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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Never base your faith on your feelings. Base it on God's Word. — Kenneth Copeland

Chasing Greatness Quotes

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Leo: Rainbows. Very macho. Annabeth: Butch is our best equestrian, he gets along great with the pegasi. Leo: Rainbows, ponies... Butch: I'm gonna toss you off this chariot. — Rick Riordan

Watching Phil Mickelson play golf is like watching a drunk chasing a balloon near the edge of a cliff. — David Feherty

"Monkey bars," Annabeth said. "I'm great at these." She leaped onto to the first rung and started swinging her way across. She was scared of tiny spiders, but not of plummeting to her death from a set of monkey bars. Go figure. — Rick Riordan

Greatness quote Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.

A lion chased me up a tree, and I greatly enjoyed the view from the top. — Confucius

In general, I distrust philosophy. Plato recommended chasing poets from the city; the 'great' Heidegger was a Nazi; Lukacs was a communist; and J. P. Sartre wrote: 'Any anti-communist is a dog.' — Claude Simon

Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul. — Victoria Woodhull

Greatness quote Don't fear the failure... in great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Don't fear the failure... in great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

Playing golf is like chasing a quinine pill around a cow pasture. — Winston Churchill

Even with some of the best action films like 'The Bourne Ultimatum,' which is a great action film with a great chase sequence, so much of it is computer-generated. But that doesn't bother me. I think it works. It's fantastic. — William Friedkin

There is great power in focusing on what you want..... The person who tries to do everything accomplishes nothing. Most people try to be all things to everyone. And so they end up being nothing to anyone. Confucius nailed the point: "Person who chases two rabbits catches neither." — Robin Sharma

If you're dreaming of being a great soloist, walking on stage, receiving ovations night after night, having money thrown at you, girls chasing after you and your beautiful picture - that's wonderful. But what exactly does that have to do with the practice of music? — Wu Han

Surround Yourself With Greatness Quotes

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The Power of WHO provides great lessons about how to succeed in business and in life. If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky's the limit. — Wayne Gretzky

Surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don't see it yourself! — Zig Ziglar

Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way — Ronald Reagan

Greatness quote If an egg is broken by outside, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begin
If an egg is broken by outside, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.

Working at Pixar you learn the really honest, hard way of making a great movie, which is to surround yourself with people who are much smarter than you, much more talented than you, and incite constructive criticism; you'll get a much better movie out of it. — Andrew Stanton

There's a powerful transformative effect when you surround yourself with like-minded people. Peer pressure is a great thing when it helps you accomplish your goals instead of distracting you from them. — Po Bronson

The harder I work, the luckier I become. — Terry Pratchett

If you surround yourself with the wrong people, if you surround yourself with people that constantly tell you how great you are and never tell you the truth and just tell you what you want to hear, I would imagine it would be very easy to get above yourself. — Johnny Reid

You're not going to be great at everything. Surround yourself with people that can compliment you so you can work together and then everybody can be successful. — Jonathan Tisch

In some ways, many of the skills you have as a producer on independent films also apply to making big tentpole films: You surround yourself with a brilliant director, great script and talented people in every department who are smarter than you. — David Heyman

Love yourself...accept yourself...be yourself-these qualities will create for the first time an individual whose inner flame is undividable a great pool of energy will gather and surround you with this an inner trust will arise from within you. — Osho

Walking Into Greatness Quotes

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There is no exercise that can take the place of walking. by it the circulation of the blood is greatly improved. Walking, in all cases where it is possible, is the best remedy for the diseased bodies, because in this, all of the organs of the body are brought into use. — Ellen G. White

When we spend our lives waiting until we're perfect or bulletproof before we walk into the arena, we ultimately sacrifice relationships and opportunities that may not be recoverable, we squander our precious time, and we turn our backs on our gifts, those unique contributions that only we can make. — Brené Brown

Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System. All kinds of danger wait for him on the Earth. . . . We have said a great deal about the advantages of migration into space, but not all can be said or even imagined. — Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

If I walked back into the booth in the year 2025, I don't think it would have changed much. I think baseball would be played and managed pretty much the same as it is today. It's a great survivor. — Ernie Harwell

I've actually been given a great gift. When I walk into an audition with a director, I'm carrying no baggage. They haven't seen me in anything, even though I've done nine films. — Jessica Chastain

The street curves in and out, up and down in great waves of asphalt; at night the granite tomb is noisy with starlings like the creaking of many axles; only the tired walker know how much there is to climb, how the sidewalk curves into the cold wind. — Charles Reznikoff

For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs. — Bill McCartney

Hillary Clinton is probably one of the best prepared people to walk into the Oval Office certainly in a generation, with all the love and respect and admiration that I have for President Obama, and he's been a great president, going in he was nowhere nearly as prepared as Hillary Clinton. — Nancy Pelosi

Into The Wild" had a great sense of wild, unpredictable freedom that I loved and "Unforgiven" is just a great western with characters that walked the line between right/wrong with an ambiguity that felt very true to frontier life. — Brendan Fletcher

There are no great fanfares for the truly great moments of your life. Just dripping taps and the sound of your own footsteps, walking from one room into another — Kathleen Tessaro

Great Christian 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

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

If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice? — David Livingstone

Each game is an opportunity to be on a great stage and be a witness for Christ. When I step on the floor, people should know who I represent, who I believe in. — Stephen Curry

One of the great uses of Twitter and Facebook will be to prove at the Last Day that prayerlessness was not from lack of time. — John Piper

You cannot pray at home, like you can at church, where there is a great multitude; where exclamations are cried out to God as from one great heart, and where there is something more: the unions of minds, the accord of souls, the bond of charity, the prayers of priests. — Saint John Chrysostom

The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed. — Hudson Taylor

Sometimes God lets you be in a situation that only He can fix so that you can see that He is the One who fixes it. Rest. He's got it. — Tony Evans

We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power. We have a great deal of activity, but we accomplish little; many services but few conversions; much machinery but few results. — R. A. Torrey

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! — Andrew Murray

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

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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

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

True Greatness Quotes

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

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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

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. — Douglas Pagels

Great Faith Quotes

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

God loves with a great love the man whose heart is bursting with a passion for the impossible. — William Booth

If we once get above our Bibles and cease making the written Word of God our sole rule both as to faith and practice, we shall soon lie open to all manner of delusion and be in great danger of making shipwreck of faith and a good conscience. — George Whitefield

Whoever you are, no matter what social position you have, rich or poor, always show great strength and determination, and always do everything with much love and deep faith in God. One day you will reach your goal. — Ayrton Senna

The great thing about faith in God is that it keeps a man undisturbed in the midst of disturbance. — Oswald Chambers

The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for. — Mark Twain

Desire to see God, be fearful of losing Him, and find joy in everything that can lead to Him. If you act in this way, you will always live in great peace. — Teresa of Avila

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. — Josephine Bakhita

I believe that a great number of people are going to die and go to hell because they’re counting on their religiosity in the church instead of their relationship with Jesus to get them to heaven. They give lip service to repentance and faith, but they’ve never been born again. — Adrian Rogers

We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can. — David Brainerd

Great American Quotes

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I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells. For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one. — Crazy Horse

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys. — Chief Dan George

Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because America is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great. — Alexis de Tocqueville

Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy sideThy every action let the goddess guide. — Phillis Wheatley

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. — Theodore Roosevelt

I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. — Septima Poinsette Clark

It is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared. — Whitney M. Young

Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be. — John Wayne

At the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit. And that center is really everywhere. It is within each of us. — Black Elk

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. — Clara Barton

Great Business Quotes

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

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. — Lee Iacocca

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Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising. — Milton S. Hershey

Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master. — Philip Kotler

The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary. — Sam Walton

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. — Alexander Graham Bell

There are long periods when life seems a small, dull round, a petty business with no point, and then suddenly we are caught up in some great event which gives us a glimpse of the solid and durable foundations of our existence. — Queen Elizabeth II

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You have one business on earth – to save souls. — John Wesley

If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big! — Donald Trump

Great companies are built by people who never stop thinking about ways to improve the business. — J. Willard Marriott

Great Women Quotes

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There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. — Mae Jemison

Now is the time to understand more, so we fear less. — Marie Curie

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Women need a reason to have sex, men just need a place. — Billy Crystal

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. — Warren Buffett

In the history of the human race, those periods which later appeared as great have been the periods when the men and the women belonging to them had transcended the differences that divided them and had recognized in their membership in the human race a common bond. — Haile Selassie

I always feel the movement is a sort of mosaic. Each of us puts in one little stone, and then you get a great mosaic at the end. — Alice Paul

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. — Maya Angelou

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

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. — Melinda Gates

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

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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

Poor leaders motivate those following them with false promises of promotions, success, and a great tomorrow but rarely deliver on those promises. — Lewis Howes

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More Greatness Quotes

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Greatness quote by William Carey

Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God. — William Carey

Greatness quote by Reinhard Bonnke

I don't want to play with marbles, when God told me to move mountains! — Reinhard Bonnke

Greatness quote by Montesquieu

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

Greatness quote by Aristotle

No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. — Aristotle

Greatness quote by Muhammad Ali

Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don't be afraid to take that first step. — Muhammad Ali

Greatness quote by Isaac Newton

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess. — Isaac Newton

Greatness quote by Stephen Hawking

Quiet people have the loudest minds. — Stephen Hawking

Greatness quote by Marie Curie

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. — Marie Curie

Greatness quote by Gautama Buddha

All rising to great places is by a winding stair. — Gautama Buddha

Greatness quote by Kahlil Gibran

And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. — Kahlil Gibran

Greatness quote by Leo Tolstoy

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

Greatness quote by Jackie Kennedy

A great goal in life is the only fortune worth finding. — Jackie Kennedy

Greatness quote by Vicki Baum

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. — Vicki Baum

Greatness quote by Peter Marshall

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. — Peter Marshall

Greatness quote by Johann Sebastian Bach

Without my morning coffee I'm just like a dried up piece of roast goat. — Johann Sebastian Bach

Greatness quote by George Muller

The only way to learn strong faith is to endure great trials. — George Muller

Greatness quote by Walt Disney

Let your heart guide you...it whispers so listen closely. — Walt Disney

Greatness quote by Chief Dan George

Where no one intrudes, many can live in harmony. — Chief Dan George

Greatness quote by Antonio Gaudi

Anything created by human beings is already in the great book of nature. — Antonio Gaudi

Greatness quote by Brené Brown

Don't try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer. — Brené Brown

Greatness quote by Joe Paterno

Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things. — Joe Paterno

In Conclusion

These quotes often remind us that greatness is not limited to a select few, but is attainable by anyone who dares to dream big and put in the necessary effort. They emphasize that greatness is not measured by external validation or material success, but by personal growth, resilience, and making a positive impact on others. These quotes remind us that greatness lies within each of us, waiting to be realized through consistent dedication, continuous learning, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

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