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Great Quotes – Life is either a great adventure or nothing – Helen Keller

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

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

Life is either a great adventure or nothing – Helen Keller

Never was anything great achieved without danger – Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

Some are born great, some achieve greatness
Some are born great, some achieve greatness

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be – Socrates

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

A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society – B R Ambedkar

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

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement – Florence Scovel Shinn

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

The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one – John C Maxwell

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

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being, Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility, The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation – Saint Augustine

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly – James Allen

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people – Eleanor Roosevelt

The mediocre teacher tells The good teacher explains, The superior teacher demonstrates, The great teacher inspires – William Arthur

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

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

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime – Honore de Balzac

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

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

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

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

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

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it – Moliere

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

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

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ‘What does a woman want?’ – Sigmund Freud

Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset – Tom Hopkins

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? Jean-Jacques Rousseau Great things are done by a series of small things brought together – Vincent Van Gogh

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

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

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

Great things are done when men and mountains meet – William Blake

A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions, Marcus Aurelius To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time – Leonard Bernstein

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

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

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind – Theodore Roosevelt

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

Just do what must be done, This may not be happiness, but it is greatness – George Bernard Shaw

A man is great by deeds, not by birth – Chanakya

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

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

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody – Mother Teresa

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

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

Don’t be humble you’re not that great – Golda Meir

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

To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization – Harriet Beecher Stowe

The greater the effort, the greater the glory – Pierre Corneille

The greater the effort, the greater the glory – Pierre Corneille

The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness – Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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

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

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises – Demosthenes

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

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament – Henry Van Dyke

The price of greatness is responsibility – Winston Churchill

I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution – Wernher von Braun

Life in abundance comes only through great love – Elbert Hubbard

All great achievements require time – Maya Angelou

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared – Homer

It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am – Muhammad Ali

Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to ove it and be able to make sacrifices for it – Maya Angelou

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest – Charles Dickens

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We grow small trying to be great – E Stanley Jones

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure – Napoleon Hill

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

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it – Rainer Maria Rilke

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power – Honore de Balzac

To be great is to be misunderstood – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness – Bryant H McGill

I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility – John Ruskin

The world’s great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire – Charles Dickens

Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones – Phillips Brooks

Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves – William Ellery Channing

The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life – Anna Letitia Barbauld

Be great in act, as you have been in thought – Jean Paul

I think what motivates people is not great hate, but great love for other people – Huey Newton

The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great – Kenny Rogers

To have great poets, there must be great audiences – Walt Whitman

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

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

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities – Cesare Lombroso

For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great – Jose Ortega y Gasset

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment – Elbert Hubbard

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall – Vince Lombardi

Great things are won by great dangers – Herodotus

There would be no great men if there were no little ones – George Herbert

Because of a great love, one is courageous – Lao Tzu

As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me – A P J Abdul Kalam

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious, Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous – Zhuangzi

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

Good artists copy, great artists steal – Pablo Picasso

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

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do – Walter Bagehot

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad, But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue – David Hume

The greatest wealth is to live content with little – Plato

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

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

Great acts are made up of small deeds – Lao Tzu

To do a great right do a little wrong – William Shakespeare

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking – Friedrich Nietzsche

Laws control the lesser man, Right conduct controls the greater one – Mark Twain

Life should be great rather than long – B R Ambedkar

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both – Horace Mann

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness – Elbert Hubbard

It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact – Edmund Burke

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it – Charles de Saint-Évremond

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work, And the only way to do great work is to love what you do
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking – Don’t settle

As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it – Steve Jobs

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great – John D Rockefeller

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me – Isaac Newton

Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it – Karolina Kurkova

Rice is great if you’re really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something – Mitch Hedberg

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached – Simone Weil

I love being in a city with great weather – Sean McVay

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do – Isaac Asimov

Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party – Robin Williams

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder – Ronald Reagan

I’ve been so lucky to work with such great people: people that are such hard workers and have such a respect and appreciation for one another – Blake Lively

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance – Samuel Johnson

Beware of little expenses

A small leak will sink a great ship – Benjamin Franklin

You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation, You must have a solid foundation if you’re going to have a strong superstructure – Gordon BHinckley

It has been great journey from where I have started to where I am today I am really blessed with God’s grace – Dhanush

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action – Herbert Spencer

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief – Francis Bacon

And the American people are the greatest people in the world, What makes America the greatest nation in the world is the heart of the American people: hardworking, innovative, risk-taking, God- loving, family-oriented American people – Mitt Romney

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do – Kobe Bryant

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great – Zig Ziglar

Small aim is a crime; have great aim – A PJ Abdul Kalam

To live alone is the fate of all great souls – Arthur Schopenhauer

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened – Mark Twain

You can form opinions without having to get the facts – EB White

A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful – Jacqueline Bisset

The great point is to bring them the real facts – Abraham Lincoln

Great companies are built on great products – Elon Musk

It’s sad to know I’m done, But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories – Bonnie Blair

I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong – Queen Elizabeth II

So learning to enjoy today has two benefits: it gives me happiness right now, and it becomes a good memory later – George Foreman

I have decided to stick with love, Hate is too great a burden to bear – Martin Luther King, Jr

If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it It’s the hard that makes it great – Tom Hanks

The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease – William Osler

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

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

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe – Anatole France

There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why – William Barclay

The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love, It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality – Che Guevara

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

Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose

Nobody goes undefeated all the time, If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday – Wilma Rudolph

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief – Aeschylus

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong – Swami Vivekananda

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been – Madeleine

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for – Dag Hammarskjold

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things – Alphonse de Lamartine

I’ve done everything from playing a butterfly to Alice in Wonderland when she’s 10 feet tall, so it allows you to be an actor and build new characters – Ashley Bell

Only great minds can afford a simple style – Stendhal

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger – Confucius

We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility – Rabindranath Tagore

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils – Hector Berlioz

We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both – Louis DBrandeis

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes wit
h the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The first test of a truly great man is his humility, By humility I don’t mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do – John Ruskin

Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true! – Edwin Markham

Education is not merely neglected in many of our schools today, but is replaced to a great extent by ideological indoctrination – Thomas Sowell

The great thing about social media was how it gave a voice to voiceless people – Jon Ronson

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

A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others – Robert Green Ingersoll

I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed – Robert H Schuller

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude – Friedrich Nietzsche

If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs And that’s exactly what I did – Gordon Ramsay

The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood – Otto von Bismarck

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense – Thomas A Edison

This is the price you pay for having a great father You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too – Harlan Coben

To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count Say yes to your life – Nancy Reagan

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy Meryl Streep A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep – Saul Bellow

Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal – Samuel Richardson

Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went – Omar Khayyam

There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory – Francis Drake

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition – Adam Smith

If I could talk to my younger self, I would just say that the path to great things is filled with a lot of stumbles, suffering, and challenges along the way,But if you have the right attitude and know that hard times will pass – and you get up each time – you will reach your destination – Jonny Kim

Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man – Antonio Brown

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot – John Lennon

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination – Carl von Clausewitz

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph, Self-realization demands very great struggle – Swami Sivananda

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it – Andrew Carnegie

Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share – Steve Harvey

I like to listen I have learned a great deal from listening carefully, Most people never listen – Ernest Hemingway

A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened – Albert Camus

I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men – Nikola Tesla

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict, Unknown Every great story seems to begin with a snake – Nicolas Cage

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned – Peter

Dreams can still come true; you need a great deal of energy and determination, and a little bit of luck – Stefano Gabbana

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do – Henry Ford

A good hockey player plays where the puck is

A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be

A great restaurant is one that just makes you feel like you’re not sure whether you went out or you came home and confuses you

If it can do both of those things at the same time, you’re hooked – Danny Meyer

Fashion and music are two great artistic forms that can be molded by the youth culture – our taste and our passion for evolving things in our limited time on earth allows us to look at things with fresh eyes – Virgil Abloh

I have great genes, Thank you to my mom and dad for that one – Gloria Estefan

A leader takes people where they want to go, A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be – Rosalynn Carter

How great it would be for us all to have the pride of knowing that we, as a country, are one of the best countries to be a child – Jacinda Ardern

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary – Blaise Pascal

I’m not a hunter, but I’ve been around guns all my life, I’m a great shot – Sam Elliott

Synergy is what happens when one plus one equals ten or a hundred or even a thousand! It’s the profound result when two or more respectful human beings determine to go beyond their preconceived ideas to meet a great challenge – Stephen Covey

Sometimes we look back and 10 years from now we think, ‘Boy, those were great old days * ‘ Well, you know, we’re living in the good old days – Joel Osteen

To me, there’s no great chef without a great team – Daniel Boulud

Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit – W. Clement Stone

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation – Marcus Tullius Cicero

The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain – Lord Byron

The spirit of celebration and togetherness is a great source of inspiration – Nandita Mahtani

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

Every day I wake up and I lay in bed counting my blessings and saying my prayers for how fortunate I am to have great fans and health and family – Luke Bryan

Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering – Bill Gates

A great chef is an artist that I truly respect – Robert Stack

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it – Danny Kaye

Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay – Sallust

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big joke on me – Robert Frost

Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat – Jacques Yves Cousteau

Man has two great spiritual needs, One is for forgiveness, The other is for goodness – Billy Graham

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory, But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success – Isoroku Yamamoto

All great empires die from within – Terry Bradshaw

Our attitudes control our lives, Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad.It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force – Irving Berlin

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together – George Eliot

No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power – Jon Meacham

Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion – Martha Graham

Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions – Lara Flynn Boyle

We all have a dark side, Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why It carries a great deal of energy – Lorraine Toussaint

Transforming fear into freedom – how great is that? Soledad O’Brien I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure – Clarence Darrow

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval

Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included – Karl Marx

It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith, Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures – Nipsey Hussle

It’s a great feeling when your work is appreciated – Jacqueline Fernandez

Great people have great values and great ethics – Jeffrey Gitomer Fereydun,

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