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

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.

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.

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.

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.

We must remember that, within each difficulty, the seed for its solution is stored, and quite possibly the seed of greatness is there, too, just waiting to be found.

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.

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

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

“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.”

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

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

To be simple is to be great.

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

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

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.

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

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

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

To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

"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."

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.

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