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What is greatness? Well, these quote about greatness will hopefully answer that question for you. And some. But more importantly they might, just might, stir you to want to access your own greatness. And that's what this website is all about, after all, inspiring greatness now!

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Greatness Quotes...

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
-- Anais Nin

"How soon will you realise that the only thing you don't have is the direct experience that there's nothing you need that you don't have?"

-- Ken Keyes, JR

"The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it."

-- Unknown

"Whatever does not kill me makes me stronger."

-- Friedrich Nietzsche"

"It is the privilege of greatness to confer intense happiness with insignificant gifts."

-- Friedrich Nietzsche

(Now tell me something here! Does it matter who says something, or is it more important what is being said. I'll leave you with that thought as the quotes about greatness continue unabated...)


"Every achiever that I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me'."
-- Dr. Robert Schuller

"A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug."

-- Patricia Neal

"Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid"

-- Goethe"

"Whether you think you can or think you can't -- you are right."

-- Henry Ford

"A decision today changes tomorrow forever."

-- John Di Lemme

"Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results. There's a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which."

-- Gary Ryan Blair"

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell."

-- Buddha

"Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom."

-- Marilyn Ferguson

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power."

-- Clint Eastwood

"Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there."

-- Marcus Aurelius

"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

-- Galileo Galilei

(Back to you and me, again! What do you think to these greatness quotes so far? Are they doing it for you? Are you starting to feel that you'd like to access your greatness even? Well!... You can, access your greatness here!)


"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek"
-- Joseph Campbell

"The final mystery is oneself."

-- Oscar Wilde

"Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves or their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others."

-- Plato

"Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power."

-- Lao Tzu

"You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution."

-- Bob Proctor

"You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it fearlessly."

-- Steve Maraboli

Cor blimey, what's with all these Steves spouting on about greatness and all! Haven't they got anything better to do? Well, my name is Steve M Nash and, no, no I don't!... Inspiring greatness is what I'm about (don't you know!)



More Greatness Quotes...

"Stop looking for a scapegoat in your life but be willing to face the truth within yourself and right your own wrongs."
-- Eileen Caddy

"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

"The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself."

-- Lao-Tzu

"Of a certainty the man who can see all creatures in himself, himself in all creatures knows no sorrow."

-- Eesha Upanishad

"Why destroy your present happiness by a distant misery, which may never come at all? For every substantial grief has twenty shadows and most of the shadows are of your own making."

-- Sydney Smith

"He who angers you conquers you."

-- Elizabeth Kenny

"He who knows others is learned. He who knows himself is wise."

-- Lao-Tzu

"The more you depend on forces outside yourself, the more you are dominated by them."

-- Harold Sherman

"The most effective way to achieve right relations with any living thing is to look for the best in it, and then help that best into the fullest expression."

-- J. Allen Boone

Me again? You still readin'? You plannin' on doin' anythin' else but read? I do hope so! Because when you become great in yourself, BE Who You Truly Are, there really is no better gift to the world than that. Truly! I believe in you, and I believe in your greatness...


"You make yourself and others suffer just as much when you take offense as when you give offense."
-- Ken Keyes, Jr

"To see your drama clearly is to be liberated from it."

-- Ken Keyes, Jr

"Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace."

-- Dalai Lama


Funny Quotes About Greatness

And now for something not quite so completely different! Some funny greatness quotes (because you gotta believe that being great is a whole lotta fun, it really is!)...

"Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused."

-- Anon

"We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong."

-- Bill Vaughn

"Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do."

-- James Harvey Robinson

"At any moment I could start being a better person -- but which moment should I choose?"

-- Ashleigh Brilliant

"If you're trying to choose between two theories and one gives you an excuse for being lazy, the other one is probably right."

-- Paul Graham

"For all those years you've protected the seed. It's time to become the beautiful flower."

-- Stephen C. Paul

"The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was."

-- Unknown

"Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof."

-- Galbraith's Law

"Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it."

-- Unknown

"One never dives into the water to save a drowning man more eagerly than when there are others present who dare not take the risk."

-- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Last Few Greatness Quotes

"Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be, and he will become as he can and should be."
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"It is said that 'actions speak louder than words'. Try it, and see if it's true."

-- Ego Fatigo

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

-- Gandhi

"It is important from time to time to slow down, to go away by yourself, and simply Be."

-- Eileen Caddy

"Cease trying to work everything out with your minds, it will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a Revelation."

-- Eileen Caddy

"When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose: What a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page."

-- Eileen Caddy

"It is good to have an end to journey towards, but is is the journey that matters, in the end."

-- Ursula Le Guin

"Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them."

-- Napoleon I

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them."

-- Albert Einstein

"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

"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 Frederic Amiel"

(This is as true of great women, naturally!)


"If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite."
-- William Blake

"Fear and prejudice put up a terrible fight when they sense change coming."

-- Susan White

"Not judging is another way of letting go of fear and experiencing Love. When we learn not to judge others -- and totally accept them, and not want to change them -- we can simultaneously learn to accept ourselves."

-- Gerald G. Jampolsky

That Gerald G. knew a thing or three about greatness. Love, humility, and a willingness to look inside himself (and help others do the same). Oh man, Gerald G. believes in the greatness of human beings he really does!


"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
-- Oscar Wilde

"My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character."

-- Grenville Kleiser

"Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater."

-- William Hazlitt

"Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen."

-- Epictetus

"Everyone and everything around you is your teacher."

-- Ken Keyes, JR

These greatness quotes are fast running out now. What will you do when you get to the end? Hint: I've left you a clue at the end of this page!


"There is little sense in attempting to change external conditions, you must first change inner beliefs, then outer conditions will change accordingly."
-- Brian Adams

"Of all the pursuits open to men, the search for wisdom is most perfect, more sublime, more profitable, and more full of joy."

-- Thomas Aquinas

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."

-- Robert Frost

"The wisest mind has something yet to learn."

-- George Santayana

"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way."

-- Doris Lessing

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."

-- Thornton Wilder

"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice."

-- Meister Eckhart

And I say 'thank you' for reading all these quotes about greatness to the very end of the page. That's it, finito, just one thing more for me to say, and pretty much the reason I created this greatness quotes page in the first place...

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