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Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
Some of our best fighters are not only Puerto Rican greats but all-time greats of the sport. Carlos Ortiz, Wilfredo Gomez, Wilfredo Benitez and Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and many others have made Puerto Rican boxing what it is today, and I am only an extension of their greatness.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
William C. Bryant
Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome.
John Henrik Clarke
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.
That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
John W. Gardner
If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
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
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Daniel J. Boorstin
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
As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
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.
Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
William Allen White
Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events.
Just as the British subject loves England despite her faults, so we must insist that all Germans who were part of the old Germany and helped shape her, recognize the greatness and worthiness of present-day Germany.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
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