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The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
James Anthony Froude
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
Richard Le Gallienne
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.
Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
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.
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Charles de Gaulle
When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer.
Julia Margaret Cameron
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
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
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
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.
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.
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed.
Peter S. Beagle
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
John F. Kennedy
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