Greatness



The road to greatness begins at home. - Chinese Proverb

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. - Joe Sabah

Little trials without God can break you. Big trials with Him can make you great.

From a little spark comes a great fire. - Polish Proverb

Heart is what separates the good from the great. - Michael Jordan

The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great. - G. K. Chesterton

Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. - George Bernard Shaw

Not everybody could be famous but everybody can be great because greatness is determined by service. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone. - Seneca Proverb

If you don't aspire to great things, you won't attain small things. - Jewish Proverb

A truly great person is the one who gives you a chance. - Paul Duffy

It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old age is usually not only not poorer, but it is even richer. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. - Helen Keller

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain

When a person realizes their littleness, their greatness can appear. - H. G. Wells

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. - Albert Einstein

Everybody can be great...You only need a heart full of grace. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every one has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases. - Jeremy Collier

Creativity, not destruction, should be the yardstick of greatness. - Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Challenge others to greatness. There are enough people who will hold out the low bar for people to step over. I want to be a person who holds up the high bar, causing people to have to run and jump with all their might. And when they clear that high bar, I want to be there celebrating with them! - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great teacher never strives to explain his vision--he simply invites you to stand beside him and see for yourself.

We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love. - Mother Theresa

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy. - Jim Rohn

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. - William Shakespeare

Greatness is not standing above our fellows and ordering them around--it is standing with them and helping them to be all they can be. - G. Arthur Keough

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

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown. - Charles de Gaulle

If you want to be great, you must serve willingly and love greatly. - Cornel West

No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes. - William E. Gladstone

Really great people always see the best in others; it is the little man who looks for the worst--and finds it. - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

The great man is he who has not lost the heart of a child. - Mencius

Great men are said to have four things in common: They speak softly, have a capacity for hard work, a deep conviction for their cause, and a consuming belief in their ability to do it. - John D. Hess

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him. - John Steinbeck

Buried deep within each of us is a spark of greatness, a spark than can be fanned into flames of passion and achievement. That spark is not outside of you it is born deep within you. - James A. Ray

The sign of a great man is that the closer you get, the greater he seems. - Chofetz Chaim






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