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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.

Bob Marley

The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.

William Shakespeare

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Dalai Lama

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Dalai Lama

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

Charles Kingsley

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.

Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.

Eudora Welty

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

Oprah Winfrey

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

Mike Tyson

Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people; greatness is being accepted by the people.

Thomas Jefferson

Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.

Dalai Lama

It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.

Unlike the Obama Cabinet, the Trump Cabinet is not comprised of do-nothing bureaucrats, who worked their way up the twisted, scheme-ridden Washington ladder; rather, they are doers, achievers, and leaders, who have attained the heights of greatness in their particular fields.

Blaise Pascal

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Jean Baudrillard

We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.

Dalai Lama

Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.

Les Brown

You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.

Charles Kingsley

There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.

Demi Moore

I want greatness.

Walter Scott

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness.

Horace Mann

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.

Frederick Douglass

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.

Horace Mann

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.

Joseph Addison

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!

The Indians on board said that thence to Cuba was a voyage in their canoes of a day and a half; these being small dug-outs without a sail. Such are their canoes. I departed thence for Cuba, for by the signs the Indians made of its greatness, and of its gold and pearls, I thought that it must be Cipango.

Elbert Hubbard

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.

Demi Moore

I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness.

Zig Ziglar

You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.

Ayn Rand

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.

Being named Michael Jordan - I think growing up playing sports and having a name like Michael Jordan - and I was extremely competitive - I used to get teased a lot. But it made me want to strive for greatness and be able to compete at whatever I decided to do.

Mitt Romney

Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians truly understand the greatness that is America.

Simone Weil

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.

Gavin McInnes

Trump personifies this sort of freedom to get back to: not literally making America great again but making America proud of its greatness again.

Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Oprah Winfrey

I always knew I was destined for greatness.

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.

Michael Jordan

I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era.

Lewis Hamilton

When I think about greatness I just know Ayrton Senna. He was great.

Baltasar Gracian

Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.

Blaise Pascal

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.

Khalil Gibran

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.

Wisdom Children
Elbert Hubbard

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

Shaquille O'Neal

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.'

I'm one of those people who believes that part of the greatness of the United States is our private sector. It's what we do as private citizens for ourselves and our companies. And our economy is essentially the wonder of the world because, in fact, it's produced so much for us over the years. That's not government that does that.

Khalil Gibran

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

Kayleigh McEnany

A vote for Donald J. Trump is a vote for renewed American greatness.

This Diwali I wish you get a lot of crackers but you don’t get a match box to light them. Save environment, so no to crackers