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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.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
James E. Faust
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the greatness of this country.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.
No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams
The young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
In art, at a certain level, there is no 'better than.' It's just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognised.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
High achievers, we imagine, were wired for greatness from birth. But then you have to wonder why, over time, natural talent seems to ignite in some people and dim in others.
The true greatness of a person, in my view, is evident in the way he or she treats those with whom courtesy and kindness are not required.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
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.
I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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The noblest search is the search for excellence.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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