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A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Greatness
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Greatness
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Greatness
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Greatness
quotes Division : Artists   
     
A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Greatness
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Greatness
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
~ Alexis Carrel | ( French surgeon and biologist. ) | 1873-1944 | Greatness
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
~ Elizabeth Bowen | ( Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. ) | 1899-1973 | Greatness
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
~ John Donne | (English poet. ) | 1572-1632 | Greatness
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Greatness
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.
~ Harry S. Truman | ( American politician. ) | 1884-1972 | Greatness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Greatness
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love.
~ Martin Luther King Jr. | ( American black leader. ) | 1929-1968 | Greatness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Great and good are seldom the same man.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Greatness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Greatness
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Greatness
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary -- they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.
~ Henri Frédéric Amiel | ( Swiss writer. ) | 1821-1881 | Greatness
quotes Division : Swiss writers   
     
Great men never make bad use of their superiority. They see it and feel it and are not less modest. The more they have, the more they know their own deficiencies.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Greatness
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
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 | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Greatness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Greatness
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Greatness
quotes Division : American poets   
     

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