Great Quotes

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.-Napoleon Hill



Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.-Honore de Balzac



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



Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.-Henry Ward Beecher


To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.-Leonard Bernstein



To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson



Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.-Publilius Syrus



Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.-Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel



The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.-Moliere



Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.-Eleanor Roosevelt



The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow



The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.-Thomas S. Monson


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



To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.-Montesquieu



The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.-William James



There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. – Maya Angelou


The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.-William Arthur Ward




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



If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.-Napoleon Hill



Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow



Life should be great rather than long.-B. R. Ambedkar



The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.-Elbert Hubbard




Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.-Joe Paterno



What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?-Jean-Jacques Rousseau




I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.-Muhammad Ali



The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. – Mahatma Gandhi



Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.-Washington Irving



Don’t be humble… you’re not that great.-Golda Meir



Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.-Fran Lebowitz


The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.-Benjamin Disraeli



To do a great right do a little wrong.-William Shakespeare



The greater the effort, the greater the glory.-Pierre Corneille



We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.-Charles R. Swindoll



Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.-Jack Kerouac



One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.-Gilbert K. Chesterton



After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. – Nelson Mandela



The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.-Mencius



It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.-Lucius Annaeus Seneca



There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.-Leo Tolstoy



The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.-Robert Hughes



Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.-Vincent Van Gogh



It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.-



Muhammad Ali
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?-Henry David Thoreau



The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.-Plato



You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.-Henry Rollins



The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. – Oprah Winfrey


All great achievements require time.-Maya Angelou


All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.-Winston Churchill



Great things are done when men and mountains meet.-William Blake



Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.-Ralph Waldo Emerson



You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.-Tom Hopkins



I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.-Vince Lombardi



The greatest wealth is to live content with little.-Plato



All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.-Friedrich Nietzsche


Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.-Denis Diderot



Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. – John F. Kennedy



See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little.-Pope John XXIII



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



A man is great by deeds, not by birth.-Chanakya



I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.-Thomas Carlyle

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