37 Best greatness Quotes Images

Last Updated on: May 12th, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Need an original and unique greatness quotes? Check this collection of 37 the best greatness quotes. Some of them has a beautiful quotes picture already, but you can redesign it at you will, because a catchy quotes with good looking typography will be more memorable for the reader. Here are the list:

  • 31. The essence of

    The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without. Inevitably anyone with an independent mind must become one who resists or opposes authority or established conventions: a rebel. If enough people come to agree with, and follow, the Rebel, we now have a Devil. Until, of course, still more people agree. And then, finally, we have — Greatness.

    Aleister Crowley
  • 32. This Rock has

    This Rock has become an object of veneration in the United States. I have seen bits of it carefully preserved in several towns in the Union. Does this sufficiently show that all human power and greatness is in the soul of man? Here is a stone which the feet of a few outcasts pressed for an instant; and the stone becomes famous; it is treasured by a great nation; its very dust is shared as a relic.

    Alexis DeTocqueville
  • 33. It is true

    It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.

    Seneca
  • 34. We have, I

    We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.

    commencement address Dartmouth College Stewart L. Udall
  • 35. The people have

    The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness…This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.

    Plato The Republic
  • 36. No president in

    No president in history has been more vilified or was more vilivied during the time he was President than Lincoln. Those who knew him, his secretaries, have written that he was deeply hurt by what was said about him and drawn about him, but on the other hand, Lincoln had the great strength of character never to display it, always able to stand tall and strong and firm no matter how harsh or unfair the criticism might be. These elements of greatness, of course, inspire us all today.

    Richard Nixon
  • 37. It is folly

    It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.

    Joseph Addison

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