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The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
When I think about greatness I just know Ayrton Senna. He was great.
Teachers today are breaking down obstacles, finding innovative ways to instill old lessons, proving that greatness can be found in everyday places.
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 greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness.
Edwin Louis Cole
Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.
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.
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends.
A. S. Byatt
Jesus Christ belonged to the true race of prophets. He saw with open eye the mystery of the soul. Drawn by its severe harmony, ravished with its beauty, he lived in it and had his being there. Alone in all history, he estimated the greatness of man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.
I want greatness.
We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
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
I always knew I was destined for greatness.
Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.
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.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
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