Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
Greatness after all, ion spite of its name, appears to be not so much a certain size as a certain quality in human lives. It may be present in lives whose range is very small.
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
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.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
The first step toward greatness is to be honest.
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.
To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.
To be simple is to be great.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
“If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.”
To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.