Great Things Quotes

There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.-Buck Rodgers


The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.-Cicero


Nothing grows well in the shade of a big tree.-Constantin Brancusi


Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.-G. W. F. Hegel


They're only truly great who are truly good.-George Chapman


The first test of a truly great man is his humility.- John Ruskin


It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.-Mark Twain


Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration, and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest, and admiration.-Matthew Arnold


There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.- Mother Theresa


To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.- Muhammad Ali


Great men are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.- Napoleon Bonaparte


The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.- Orison Swett Marden


Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.- Ralph Waldo Emerson


No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.-Robert F. Kennedy


The price of greatness is responsibility.-Sir Winston Churchill


A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.-Thomas Carlyle


There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their number than the greatness of a man is determined by his height.- Victor Hugo


No man is truly great who is great only in his own lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.- William Hazlitt


To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it - who can say this is not greatness?-William Makepeace Thackeray


…be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.-William Shakespeare