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Greatness Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Greatness:

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.

It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.
~ Doris Lessing.

It's time for greatness - not for greed. It's a time for idealism - not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.
~ Marian Wright Edelman.

The lust that drives others to enslave an empire, had become, in her limits, a passion for power over him. She had set out to break him, as if, unable to equal his value, she could surpass it by destroying it, as if the measure of his greatness would thus become the measure of hers, as if the vandal who smashed a statue were greater than the artist who had made it, as if the murderer who killed a child were greater than the mother who had given it birth.
~ Ayn Rand.

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
~ Stewart Udall.

What can we take on trust
in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness,
pride - nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
~ Euripides, Hecuba.

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