Greatness Quotes

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William Shakespeare

"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare

"In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em." William Shakespeare
The complete works of William Shakespeare: Volume 5, (1881) pg. 185 Spoken by the character Malvolio in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Malvolio himself has been described as Puritan, and hating things of fun and pleasure. Throughout the play he is the target of abuse by the other characters. Add Category or Author

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"As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man." Ernst Fischer
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Now and then, I had moments of greatness, but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently." Ian Williams
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To be simple is to be great" Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Oscar Wilde

"Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude." Oscar Wilde
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"The essence of greatness is neglect of the self." James Froude
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Treat them greatly and they will show themselves great." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Jim Rohn

"Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy." Jim Rohn
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"Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods." Margaret Smith
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"I want to achieve greatness in high school, go to Georgetown or Villanova and get into the NBA soon." Michael Craig
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Anatole France

"The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere" Anatole France
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"I can write good songs. I can sing 'em, and I mean it, I mean it deeply, and I pour everything into that. Other than that, I suck." Adam Duritz
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"An "ideal society" would be the graveyard of human greatness." Nicolas Davila
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Joseph Addison

"It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age." Joseph Addison
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"Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world." Lord Chesterfield
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"I can't think of any other athlete any better to lead this event. He stands on the threshold of greatness." Mary Wittenberg
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Muhammad Ali

"I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round." Muhammad Ali
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