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There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
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.
Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
Jean de La Fontaine
The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
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.
Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
America's greatness is not found in the size of its government. America's greatness resides in the hearts and the minds of the people.
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.
An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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 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 greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
Edwin Louis Cole
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.
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.
France cannot be France without greatness.
Charles de Gaulle
Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work.
Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.
Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30.
Movies such as 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington' in 1939 to 'Dave' in 1993 portray Washington leaders as the ultimate Everymen - decent people just like you and me, only thrust onto greatness.
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