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It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base. (Quote by - Jean Anouilh)

A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works. (Quote by - Rudolf Otto)

The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small. (Quote by - Peabo Bryson)

The great man who thinks greatly of himself, is not diminishing that greatness in heaping fuel on his fire. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents. (Quote by - R W Apple, Jr)

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound. (Quote by - Archibald Alexander)

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Friendship's the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial. (Quote by - Nahum Tate)

If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?Lee Strasberg)

Responsibility is the price of greatness. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

Great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues. (Quote by - Greek Proverb)

Only great men may have great faults. (Quote by - French proverb)

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. (Quote by - Friedrich Schiller)

It is a mistake to imagine that potentially great men are rare. It is the conditions that permit the promise of greatness to be fulfilled that are rare. What is so difficult to achieve is the cultural background that permits potential greatness to be converted into actual greatness. (Quote by - Fred Hoyle)

It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

The character of greatness must be measured in two ways, else the measurement is flawed. First, and by far most popular of all, is by one's ability to succeed in times of trial where others may fail. But of no less importance, and perhaps foundational to any form of greatness, is one's willingness to start over in spite of failure, when success seems farthest away. (Quote by - Guy Finley)

I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity. (Quote by - Camille Paglia)

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

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. (Quote by - Lawrence Clark Powell)

I believe in the greatness of our democracy. (Quote by - Chen Shui-bian)

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness. (Quote by - Walter Scott)

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)


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