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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
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.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
George Bernard Shaw
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
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.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
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.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
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.
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians truly understand the greatness that is America.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
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.
All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
James F. Cooper
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
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