Archive for the 'Greatness Quotes' Category

“What lies behind us…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“Think about your dream…” Anonymous

“Think about your dream all the time, no matter what else you’re doing. Live your dream in your imagination. Become obsessed by it. Love it. Be passionate about it.” Anonymous

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“It takes courage to grow up…” E.E. Cummings

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” E.E. Cummings

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting…” Carl Sagan

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

“Sometimes the heart sees what…” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” H. Jackson Browne Jr.

“Courage is resistance to fear…” Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Mark Twain

“No one who cannot rejoice…” Donald Foster

“No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.” Donald Foster

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than…” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear

“All that is necessary for…” Edmund Burke

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke

“It is our responsibilities, not…” Peter Ustinov

“It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.” Peter Ustinov

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“Real knowledge is to know…” Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Confucius

“It is the final proof…” Peter De Vries

“It is the final proof of God’s omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.” Peter De Vries, in “The Mackerel Plaza”

“The significance of man is…” Carl Becker

“The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it.” Carl Becker

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“If you don’t have a dream…” Oscar Hammerstein

“If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?” Oscar Hammerstein

“A wise man can see…” Anonymous

“A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.” Anonymous

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“The whole world steps aside…” Anonymous

“The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.” Anonymous

“Men of ill judgement…” Sophocles

“Men of ill judgement often ignore the good that lies within their hands.” Sophocles

“Man can climb…” George Bernard Shaw

“Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.”   George Bernard Shaw

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The weak can never…” Mahatma Gandhi

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi

“A person’s ability to…” Anonymous

“A person’s ability to forgive is in proportion to the greatness of his soul.” Anonymous