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We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. (Quote by - Charles de Montesquieu)

Calmness is always Godlike. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. (Quote by - Nelson Boswell)

When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness. (Quote by - Stephen Vizinczey)

I always knew I was destined for greatness. (Quote by - Oprah Winfrey)

I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL, and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading Internet company in the world - can return to its past greatness. (Quote by - Steve Case)

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. (Quote by - Phillips Brooks)

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Nature never sends a great man into the planet, without confiding the secret to another soul. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

When you're as great as I am, it's hard to be humble. (Quote by - Muhammad Ali)

Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

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. (Quote by - Phillips Brooks)

From the business point of view, always encouraging the people in our company to own stock in the company, and if we're going to build something great, to have a lot of people share in the benefits of that greatness. (Quote by - Sanford I Weill)

All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events. (Quote by - John Drinkwater)

Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none. (Quote by - David Brainerd)

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. (Quote by - George Chapman)

It is unavoidable that if we learn more about a great man's life, we shall also hear of occasions on which he has done no better than we, and has in fact come nearer to us as a human being. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Some people have greatness thrust upon the Very few have excellence thrust upon them. (Quote by - John W Gardner)

We are running ourselves into a damaged earth But I am optimistic I believe that we can change; we must change As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be. (Quote by - John Astin)

Burn to be great, Pay not thy praise to lofty things alone. The plains are everlasting as the hills, The bard cannot have two pursuits; aught else Comes on the mind with the like shock as though Two worlds had gone to war, and met in air. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

The greatest man is he who forms the taste of a nation; the next greatest is he who corrupts it (Quote by - Joshua Reynolds)


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