There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.

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

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.

To be simple is to be great.

The first step toward greatness is to be honest.

"Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love."

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.

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.

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.

Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.

I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you'll never know. I truly believe what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.

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

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.

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.

Sighing that Nature formed but one such man, and broke the die....

Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.

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

Feelings could cause us to do the unexpected in life. However, they should never be considered negative since they could motivate us into doing some great things.

   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | ..... 22