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.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
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.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
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.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.
No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
“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.”
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.
To be simple is to be great.
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.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.
To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
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."