Greatness Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Greatness quotes and Greatness sayings, and Greatness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought."

Blaise Pascal

"Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth."

Ayn Rand

"The great must submit to the dominion of prudence and of virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great."

Edmund Burke

"Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state."

Edmund Burke

"A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation."

Benjamin Disraeli

"Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

"Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength."

Henry Ward Beecher

"You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration."

James Allen

"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-Frdric Amiel

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who does him absolutely no good."

Samuel Johnson

"Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind."

Theodore Roosevelt

"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

"Great hope makes great men"

Thomas Fuller

"Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great."

John L. Motley

"Each of us is great insofar as we perceive and act on the infinite possibilities which lie undiscovered and unrecognized about us."

James Harvey Robinson

"Great things are done when men and mountains meet."

William Blake

"The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender."

William Booth

"Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting."

Napoleon Bonaparte

"Men are only as great as they are kind."

Elbert Hubbard

"Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion."


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

Charles de Montesquieu

"Be good and you will be lonely."

Mark Twain

"Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness."

George Bernard Shaw

"Greatness is a spiritual condition."

Matthew Arnold

"We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself."

Jean Baudrillard

"Great men are not always wise."


"The first step toward greatness is to be honest."


"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning."

Albert Camus

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

Thomas Carlyle

"Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions"

Benjamin Disreali

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