There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
The first step toward greatness is to be honest.
To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
To be simple is to be great.
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
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.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
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.
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.
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.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
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.
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.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.