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An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve. (Quote by - Marianne Williamson)

No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club One which bunches two pennants is a good club But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness. (Quote by - John McGraw)

Clever men are impressed in their differences from their fellows. Wise men are conscious of their resemblance to them. (Quote by - R. H. Tawney)

Great men too often have greater faults than little men can find room for. (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction. (Quote by - Charles Kendall Adams)

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. (Quote by - John Buchan)

No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime The test of greatness is the page of history. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

No man was ever great without divine inspiration. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

No really great man ever thought himself so. - William Hazlitt, (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness. (Quote by - Athenaeus)

The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is. (Quote by - Phillips Brooks)

I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America's greatness. (Quote by - Paul Tsongas)

Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. (Quote by - James Bryant Conant)

The essence of greatness is neglect of the self. (Quote by - James Anthony Froude)

Do continue to believe that with your feeling and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate in yourself this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it. (Quote by - Rainer Maria Rilke)

The greatest truths are the simplest, and so are the greatest men. (Quote by - J. C. and A . W. Hare)

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

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. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. (Quote by - Grenville Kleiser)


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