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True greatness consists in being great in little things.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
You must remain focused on your journey to 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
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
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
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.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Charles de Gaulle
The only greatness for man is immortality.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
James Anthony Froude
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.
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.
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
Take a trip to the forest and experience the greatness of getting on your knees and picking your own food and going home... and eating it.
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.
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.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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