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If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.

T. Alan Armstrong Quotes

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

Charles de Montesquieu Quotes

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Be good and you will be lonely

Mark Twain Quotes

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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 Quotes

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Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Blaise Pascal Quotes

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No man was ever great without divine inspiration. [Lat., Nemo vir magnus aliquo afflatu divino unquam fuit.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Natura Deorum (II, 66)

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The great man who thinks greatly of himself, is not diminishing that greatness in heaping fuel on his fire.

Isaac D'Israeli Quotes , Source: Literary Character of Men of Genius (ch. XV)

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To be great is to be misunderstood.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I, 56th line from end)

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He who comes up to his own idea of greatness, must always have had a very low standard of it in his mind. - William Hazlitt,

William Hazlitt Quotes , Source: Table Talk--Whether Genius is Conscious of its own Power

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It is the prerogative of great men only to have great defects. [Fr., Il n'appartient qu'aux grands hommes d'avoir de grands defauts.]

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld Quotes , Source: Maximes

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Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would I'd never leave.

Winnie the Pooh Quotes

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

Hebbel Quotes

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The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.

Rensis Likert Quotes

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Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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There are countless ways of attaining greatness, but any road to reaching one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.

Buck Rodgers Quotes

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Burn to be great, Pay not thy praise to lofty things alone. The plains are everlasting as the hills, The bard cannot have two pursuits; aught else Comes on the mind with the like shock as though Two worlds had gone to war, and met in air.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. Home)

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Nothing can cover his high fame but Heaven; No pyramids set off his memories, But the eternal substance of his greatness,-- To which I leave him.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: The False One (act II, sc. 1, l. 169)

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We have not the love of greatness, but the love of the love of greatness.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Essays--Characteristics (vol. III)

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Man's Unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his Greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Sartor Resartus--The Everlasting Yea (bk. II, ch. IX)

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So let his name through Europe ring! A man of mean estate, Who dies as firm as Sparta's king, Because his soul was great.

Sir Francis Hastings Doyle Quotes , Source: The Private of the Buffs

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No great deed is done By falterers who ask for certainty.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I, 56th line from end)

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He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Essays--Second Series--Uses of Great Men

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Nature never sends a great man into the planet, without confiding the secret to another soul.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Uses of Great Men

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The bigger they are, the further they have to fall.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Uses of Great Men

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Great is advertisement! 'tis almost fate; But, little mushroom-men, of puff-ball fame. Ah, do you dream to be mistaken great And to be really great are just the same?

Richard Le Gallienne Quotes , Source: Alfred Tennyson

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