Greatness is what distinguishes a person from mere mortals. Take the time to find your way through this article for famous prominence quotations and sayings.

Greatness Quotes

Greatness and prominence comes at a price, after all, no one said, greatness and prominence comes easy. However, if your heart really beats for greatness, then the price that you may have to pay to get to the same, will not cast too many shadows on your dreams. Here, it really is about the way your heart beats, which will ultimately go on to determine how you endure the pain that almost everyone feels. Here’s presenting for you, dear seeker of greatness, a pocketful of handy quotations and sayings on greatness and prominence.

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

- John D. Rockefeller

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.

- Corrie ten Boom

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.

- Meditations , Marcus Aurelius

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.

- Walt Whitman

Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?

- Walt Whitman

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.

- Ansel Adams

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.

- Helen Keller

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.

- Donald Trump

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

- John Ruskin

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

- John Ruskin

Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.

- John Ruskin

Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.

- John Ruskin

There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

- Frida Kahlo

The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.

- Herman Hesse

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.

- Indira Gandhi

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

- Indira Gandhi

I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.

- Marie Curie

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.

- Maya Angelou

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

- Michael Jordan

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

- Jean Paul Sartre

To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.

- Jitterbug Perfume , Tom Robbins

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

- Mother Teresa

With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.

- Adam Smith

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

- The Wealth of Nations , Adam Smith

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.

- Adam Smith

I think I've been a great citizen.

- O. J. Simpson

Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.

- William Faulkner

How goodness heightens beauty.

- Milan Kundera

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.

- Thomas Carlyle

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

- Bertrand Russell

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

- Blaise Pascal

I can't moan about any of it. I had a great time in the goldfish bow.

- Robert Plant

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

- Carl Jung

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

- Plato

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

- Epictetus

He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.

- B. C. Forbes

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

- Charlie Chaplin

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