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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.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
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
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.
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
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
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
Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
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.
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 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 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
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
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.
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.
You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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