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Motivational Greatness Quotes

May these quotes about Greatness inspire and motivate you.

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Related topics: Values Government Political Leadership

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


The greatness of a nation can be judged
by the way its animals are treated.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu


 

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

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

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way!
- Dr. Seuss

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

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

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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