Greatness Quotes

"Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down."
~Hitopadesa

"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude."
~Arthur Schopenhauer

"He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."
~Friedrich Nietzsche

"Great crisis produce great men and great deeds of courage."
~John F. Kennedy

"Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions."
~Benjamin Disreali

"A great man will not trample upon a worm, nor sneak to an emperor."
~Thomas Fuller

"To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die."
~Marquis de Vauvenargues

"The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart."
~Mencius

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."
~Winston Churchill

"The price of greatness is responsibility."
~Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

"To be great is to be misunderstood."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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."
~Phillips Brooks

"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people."
~Hyman Rickover

"A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time."
~Eric Hoffer

"If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both."
~Horace Mann

"Every great man is always being helped by everybody, for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons."
~John Ruskin

"Greatness of name in the father oft-times overwhelms the son; they stand too near one another. The shadow kills the growth: so much, that we see the grandchild come more and oftener to be heir of the first."
~Ben Johnson
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