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Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Charles de Gaulle
There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.
Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness.
Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much.
Walter Savage Landor
I am a huge admirer of Franklin Roosevelt's, and I believe social security has done untold good in alleviating the once-widespread issue of poverty among the elderly. FDR believed in the greatness and generosity of Americans - but he was also a cold-blooded politician.
The past always seems somehow more golden, more serious, than the present. We tend to forget the partisanship of yesteryear, preferring to re-imagine our history as a sure and steady march toward greatness.
Reagan is the Republican FDR, an exemplar of presidential greatness.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.
I want to be known as 'The Big Shakespeare.' It was Shakespeare that said, 'Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them.'
No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end.
Lawrence Clark Powell
It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully.
Thomas Starr King
No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
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!
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
William Allen White
I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness.
I want greatness.
I am grateful that I didn't let fear get the best of me. It only holds you back from possibilities and greatness.
That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
The greatness of Americans is that we are mosaic - we are diverse.
Sheila Jackson Lee
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