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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
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.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.
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 essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
James Anthony Froude
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
At a certain point, you have to kind of realize that greatness is a messy thing.
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.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
The greatness of Americans is that we are mosaic - we are diverse.
Sheila Jackson Lee
When Ke$ha tries to rap like L'Trimm, she sounds like any ordinary lonely teenage girl stuck in a nowhere town, singing along to her radio and dreaming of a party where she's the star. Ke$ha's greatness is that in her voice, you can hear both the loser girl and the star. All hail the Queen of Noi$e!
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.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.
Passing my motorcycle theory test gave me a disproportionate feeling of greatness.
Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness.
Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none.
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.
There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.
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