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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about attitude

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

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

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

  3. Picture quote about responsibility

    Responsibility is the price of greatness.

  4. Picture quote by Seneca about motivational

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

  5. Picture quote by Ranal Currie about choice

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

  6. 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

  7. Picture quote by Winston Churchill about responsibility

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

  8. Picture quote by William Shakespeare about inspirational

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

  9. Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about people

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

  10. Picture quote about wisdom

    Greatness takes time

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Picture quote about courage

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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

Grant Cardone

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

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

Oprah Winfrey

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

The first step toward greatness is to be honest.


No great thing is created suddenly.


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ray Charles

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

Lee J. Colan

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

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

Leo Tolstoy

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Peabo Bryson

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

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

They're only truly great who are truly good.

George Chapman

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

Albert Camus

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

Publilius Syrus

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.


Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness

William Cullen Bryant

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Jonathan Swift

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

Judy Garland

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Greatness is a spiritual condition.

Matthew Arnold

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Alexis Carrel

Great men are not always wise.


No one ever became great by imitation.

Samuel Johnson

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

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

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

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

William Hazlitt

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

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


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

Samuel Johnson

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

Samuel Johnson

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

John Buchan

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

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

Mother Theresa

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


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

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

Marcus Garvey

Great and good are seldom the same man.

Thomas Fuller

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

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

Francis Picabia

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

Daniel J. Boorstin

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

Leo Tolstoy

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

William Booth

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.

Jean De La Fontaine

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

John Donne

Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down.


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

James Buchanan

Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.

Edmund Burke

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

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

Sydney Smith

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

William Shakespeare

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.

Harry S Truman

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

Ernest Renan

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

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

John Ruskin

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

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

George Herbert

Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.

Leigh Hunt

Selflessness = Greatness

Ogunlela Olu

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

Eric Hoffer

Great men always pay deference to greater.

Walter Savage Landor

There is nothing as special as watching greatness.

Sean Astin

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

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

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

Jean De La Bruyere

The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.

James A. Froude

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

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

Lord Byron

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

Jim Rohn

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

William F. Halsey

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

Charles Dickens

Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.

Napoleon Bonaparte

He is not great who is not greatly good.

William Shakespeare

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.

Nelson Boswell

You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.

George McGovern

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

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer --the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.

A. J. P. Taylor

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

Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category.

Steve Wozniak

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

Jack Scalia

It is necessary to be slightly under employed if you are to do something significant.

James Watson

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