Greatness Quotes

Let these greatness quotes answer the question of, what is great. Is it material possessions, is it fame, is it job position, is it helping others, is it self first. What does greatness mean, are you destined for greatness. Consider the quotes and thoughts of others on this.

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
Potential   |  

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  |  

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! Catherine Pulsifer
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 can serve.
Martin Luther King Jr., The Drum Major Instinct
God   |  

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
Challenge   |  

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!
Success   |

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness. Zadok Rabinwitz
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Zadok Rabinwitz
Dream   |  

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.
Henry Eyring
Imagination   |

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
Laughter   |

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

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
Time   |

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
Failure   |  

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
Persistence   |  

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
Enthusiasm   |

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   |  

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   |  

Nothing can hold you back from your great desires, dreams and aspirations as fear of failure. Donald Allen
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
Fear   |

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
Tolerance  |

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
Change   |  

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
Love   |  

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
Opportunity   |

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
Confidence   |

Greatness comes from practice. Don't be fooled by the perception of effortlessness. Anthony Frasier
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
Effort  |

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Action   |

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
Motivation  |  

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.
Ernest Hall
Vision   |  

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 successful.
Ben Gothard, Achieve Greatness: How to Find Your Purpose
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.
Accomplishment   |

Greatness comes by beginning something that doesn't end with you. Robin Sharma
Greatness comes by beginning something that doesn't end with you.
Robin Sharma, The Greatness Guide
New Beginnings   |

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
Stewart Udall
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
Leadership   |

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
Life   |  

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
Focus   |

We become what we expect to become. Greatness can be achieved only if we expect it from ourselves and from others!
James Ericson
Achievement   |  

Work leads to greater success than nonwork. Hard work leads to greatness. Greg Henry Quinn
Work leads to greater success than nonwork. Hard work leads to greatness.
Greg Henry Quinn
Work   |

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!
Knowledge  |

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
Goals   |

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
Miracles   |

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.
Anne Frank
Character   |

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