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Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Charles de Gaulle
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.
John Henrik Clarke
The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.
At a certain point, you have to kind of realize that greatness is a messy thing.
The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness.
Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
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 is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.
I want greatness.
If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
We have, I fear, confused power with 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
This is the greatest society in all of human history, the greatest country ever. Many of the decisions being made in Washington today by both parties are threatening that greatness. And if we stay on this road we're on right now, our children are going to be the first Americans ever to inherit a diminished country.
Teachers today are breaking down obstacles, finding innovative ways to instill old lessons, proving that greatness can be found in everyday places.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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