Your potential is what you imagine your best self to be, adjusting for
what you believe your best and unique traits are.
It's your personal brand of greatness, and the phrase that you
hope people will use to describe you when you aren't
there to instruct them.
Patrick King, Limitless: Destroy Your Fears, Escape Your Comfort Zone, and Conquer Any Goal - Create The Life You Want
As human beings, we all have potential for greatness. Unfortunately, there are many things in life that hold us back like agonizing personal experiences,
hurts, disappointments and major setbacks that form in us limiting beliefs about ourselves.
Clarence Chan, Inspiration Champions
Inspirational Quotes |
Discover the traits that makes you great and develop those to become all you can be.
Demond Jackson, The 101 Most Powerful Success Quotes for High Achievers
Words of Encouragement |
And not only is "never quitting" the MOST DIFFICULT thing you can do in
your life, it is also the GREATEST thing you can do in your life;
and I know the only types of people capable of 'never quitting' are
champions. A champion is the greatest type of person you can become.
Timothy McGaffin II, Champions Never Quit
Never Quit |
There is greatness in each of us. Don't ever think otherwise!
Believe In Yourself |
And so Jesus gave us a new norm of greatness. If you want to be important
- wonderful. If you want to be recognized - wonderful. If you want to be
great - wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among you
shall be your servant. That's a new definition of greatness.
And this morning, the thing that I like about it: by giving that definition
of greatness, it means that everybody can be great, because everybody
Martin Luther King Jr., The Drum Major Instinct
Thomas Edison's greatest contribution to society was not his inventions,
but his unique process of taking existing ideas and improving upon them
until they reached their most practical state.
Alexander Kennedy, Thomas Edison: Inventing the Modern World
Thomas Edison Quotes |
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.
Vivian Eisenecher, Recovering Me, Discovering Joy
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.
Dr. Fred Cremone, Boundaries
Positive Quotes |
"Desiderata" is one good example of a poem which will provide you
with inspiration to achieve greatness in life.
Ashley Rosebloom, Confidence: How To Be More Confident, Build Self-Esteem And Gain Self-Confidence Fast
Inspirational Poems |
As human beings it is our general belief that successful people are special
and that they are born destined for greatness. It is just
too difficult to comprehend that the main things that separates
those people from us is not anything particularly special; it is simply
their mindset and habits.
P. G.Manifold, Perseverance Is A Skill and You Need To Master It!
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
It is a fact of history that great deeds need not of necessity be
enacted by great men. It follows that the enacting of such deeds
cannot be taken as sure evidence of a man's greatness.
Jonathaqn Sistine, Thomas Jefferson: The Failures And Greatness Of An Ordinary Man
Doing what needs to be done may not make you happy,
but it will make you great.
George Bernard Shaw
We miss the spirit of Christmas if we consider the Incarnation as an indistinct and doubtful, far-off event unrelated to our present problems. We miss the purpose of Christ's birth if we do not accept it as a living link which joins us together in spirit as children of the ever-living and true God. In love alone - the love of God and the love of man - will be found the solution of all the ills which afflict the world today. Slowly, sometimes painfully, but always with increasing purpose, emerges the great message of christianity : only with wisdom comes joy, and with greatness comes love.
Harry S. Truman
Christmas Quotes |
Ike thought greatness depended either on achieving preeminence in
"some broad field of human thought or endeavor," or on assuming
"some position of great responsibility" and then so discharging
discharging the duties "as to have left a marked and favorable
imprint upon the future."
Stephen E. Ambrose, Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Dwight Eisenhower Quotes |
Let us consider the nature of true greatness in men.
The people who can catch hold of men's minds and feelings
and inspire them to do things bigger than themselves are the
people who are remembered in history. . . . those who stir feelings
and imagination and make men struggle toward perfection.
The words you speak can uplift and inspire people to love,
laugh and achieve great things.
Your words can also instill a sense of fear, hatred, and even hopelessness in the person who is on the receiving end.
Alex Uwajeh, Taming the Tongue
To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.
Marquis de Vauvenargues
It is, therefore, my considered opinion that for those of us who
genuinely believe that we were destined for greatness,
that we are the best versions of what God actually created,
and that the only direction that we will always
move is a direction that leads us to ultimate success. . .
Abraham Mutwol, The 26 Inspiring Life Lessons from Barack Obama
Motivational Poems |
Greatness is attainable. Greatness is multiple small achievements
built over a period of time.
Lee David Daniels, Grit for Kids: 16 top steps for developing Grit, Passion, Willpower, and Perseverance in kids for self-confidence and a successful life
You are not the only one who has failed. Many others have lost.
In fact, some of them have managed to do great things because
of their share of failures and losses.
Jeffrey Lehman, Success: A Book On The Mindset, Principles, Habits, and Psychology Of Success
The man who is anybody and who does anything is surely going to
be criticized, vilified, and misunderstood. This is a part of the penalty
for greatness, and every great man understands it; and understands, too,
that it is no proof of greatness. The final proof of greatness lies in being
able to endure contumely without resentment.
Elbert Green Hubbard
The more you consider the thing that you're grateful for, the greater will be
your enthusiasm for life and the things you're about to accomplish.
AJ Winters, The Motivation Switch
Individuals in a growth mindset don't simply look for challenge,
they blossom with it. The greater the challenge, the more they stretch.
K. Orient, Empower Yourself: Powerful Lessons for Self-Development
Facing Challenges |
Nothing can hold you back from your great desires,
dreams and aspirations as fear of failure.
Donald Allen, The Art Of Goal Setting For Beginners
. . . Lombardi did more than build and maintain one of the most colorful
and efficient dynasties in the history of the National Football League.
He became a folk hero, a cultural icon, a symbol of excellence and
discipline and those elusive qualities that define greatness.
Vince Lombardi Quotes |
May your tolerant gentleness make men and women truly great. May you not destroy GREATNESS with impatience and intolerance.
Bishop Dr John Ibenu, Tolerance: The Salt In Every Relationship
It wasn't until I decided to make a change in my health that I
started seeing great results throughout the other aspects of my life.
Drew Eubanks, Getting Results: 13 Practices to Help You Achieve More Results in Less Time
Overcome your fear of failure, so it doesn't stop you from achieving greatness.
Matthew Turner, The Successful Mistake: How 163 of The World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Transform Failure Into Success
Quotes about Overcoming |
In my annoyance that things were not changing, I lost all perspective.
I'd forgotten to remember the great things, the admirable things, the love.
Emma Wright, Feel Good Friday
The greatness of men that are spiritually evolved lies in their considering
an event that seems negative (e.g. when something goes terribly wrong) into
a great opportunity for moral 'redemption" and spiritual awareness.
Gianni Ferrario, Adolfo Panfili, Laugh Love Live
The reality is that you will be great some days at many things,
and some days at absolutely nothing. Confidence is being okay
with this reality. There is a perfect type of greatness in imperfections!
Debbie Dickerson, Confidence is Your Game Changer
Greatness comes from practice. Don't be fooled by the perception
of effortlessness. Whatever you aim to do, be consistent and persistent.
Anthony Frasier, Don't Dumb Down Your Greatness
It is easy to forget how important everyday life is. When work is mundane,
when we are given assignments
below our skill level, when we feel stuck in the daily grind - we sometimes
forget that everyday life is the training ground for greatness.
Leif Hetland, Giant Slayers: Ground Rules for Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles
Poems about Life |
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind,
but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Confucius, John F. Kennedy,
and Mother Teresa; all have reached a level of enlightenment; achieved
only by shedding our society's preconceived definitions of success.
Their motivation was not to achieve self-prominence but to grant
greatness onto others through empathy, kindness, and sacrifice.
Elm Valle, Soul Ascension: A Journey of Insights
To be a successful entrepreneur one needs a vision of greatness for one's work.
If we dream extravagantly we will be inspired to forge a reality beyond
the straight jacket of practicalities. There is a profound connection between
art and enterprise which allows businesses to overcome the limitations
of their existing visions.
Most people want to achieve greatness, but few people know how.
Fundamental lack of personal insight is the culprit. If you cannot answer,
"what is my purpose?" without hesitation, you have no reason to be
Ben Gothard, Achieve Greatness: How to Find Your Purpose
How many great accomplishments have started as distractions?
Ariele M. Huff, The Perks of Aging: Blessings, Silver Linings, & Convenient Half-Truths (Kindle Locations 21-24). Unknown. Kindle Edition.
Greatness comes by beginning something that doesn't end with you.
Robin Sharma, The Greatness Guide
New Beginnings |
She considered herself just "a pencil in God's hand" and was convinced
that God was using her "nothingness" to show His greatness.
Father Brian Kolodiejchuk M.C., Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
Mother Teresa Quotes |
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."
Veterans Day Poems
We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
Inspirational Thoughts |
"Greatness" in leadership involves the ability to inspire and motivate
large numbers of people.
Jason Navallo, Success: 30 Interviews with Entrepreneurs and Executives
The greatness of our lives is measured by how we live each day
not by how we only extend ourselves on occasion.
Each day is a new opportunity for greatness as the dawn unfolds
and our leaves spread outward to absorb. Each day allows us a fresh
beginning to grow more and it is only a matter of time that our wisdom
extends to those who can use our guidance.
Byron Pulsifer, The Greatness of a Tree
No one achieves greatness by becoming a generalist. You don't hone
a skill by diluting your attention to its development. The only way to get
to the next level is focus.
John C. Maxwell, Thinking For A Change
We become what we expect to become. Greatness can be achieved
only if we expect it from ourselves and from others!
Work leads to greater success than nonwork. Hard work leads to greatness.
Greg Henry Quinn
Great people are those who make others feel that they, too, can become great.
Mark Twain Quotes
So many people who do great things in life follow many different paths
before ending up in the role that defines them, and none of that
time is squandered if they're learning.
Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!
We look to the great leaders of the past such as Gandhi,
Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and so many more and
we see how they led those around
them forward in pursuit of the collective goal.
We see how they were revered and praised by the common man
who saw in them the greatness of what a united front could achieve.
Kula Sellathurai; Raymond Aaron, Action Leads to Success: The Book On Leadership
Just as no human being can have enough of blessings, miracles,
anointing, greatness, and prosperity; no person can receive enough grace,
favor, and honor in his or her life.
Jimi Akanbi, The Power of Grace, Favor and Honor
You and your mind are extraordinary. You have 100 billion brain cells,
each connected by ganglia and neurons to as many as twenty thousand
other cells. The total number of thoughts that you can think is
therefore equal to one hundred billion to the twenty thousandth power.
Brian Tracy Quotes
Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character
and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults
and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Franklin is a good type of our American manhood. Although not the
wealthiest or the most powerful, he is undoubtedly, in the versatility
of his genius and
achievements, the greatest of our self-made men.
Frank Woodworth Pine, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
When it comes to inspiring a nation into greatness, cultivating
compassion into the hearts of millions, and educating the importance
of love over hate,
there's one name that stands out: Martin Luther King, the man
who had a dream that America and the world would be a colorblind society,
one didn't judge the other based on the color of his skin,
but the content of his character.
Jake Anderson, Martin Luther King Greatest Quotes and Life Lessons
Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.
Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and
it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.
Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great
generation. Let your greatness blossom.
Nelson Mandela Quotes
The seeds of greatness are ideas you learn from people who've been
great in their service to others.
Helping Others |