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Quotes for: greatness

The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
Albert Camus - Chroniques / 

The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.

Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson / 

All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.
Voltaire / 

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

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr. / 

It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
Vincent Willem van Gogh - Letters to Theo / 

The greatest people are those who can give hope to others.
Jean Jaurès / 

Only the passions, the great passions, can lift the soul to the greatest things.
Denis Diderot - Philosophical Thoughts / 

The price of greatness is responsibility.
Winston Churchill / 

In a great soul everything is great.
Blaise Pascal - Discourse on the Passion of Love / 

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be miserable. A tree does not know itself to be miserable.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
Charles de Gaulle / 

A scholar must be strong and resolute, for his burden is heavy, and his journey is long.
Confucius - Analects / 

Man is absurd by what he seeks, great by what he finds.
Paul Valéry / 

Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Henry David Thoreau

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

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

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