10/21/09

Success and Greatness



"There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet." William F. Halsey

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley


"Creativity means believing you have greatness." Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

"No great man ever complains of want of opportunity." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso

"The price of greatness is responsibility." Winston Churchill

"Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down." Hitopadesa

"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

"Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them." William Shakespeare

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men." Thomas Carlyle

"Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions." Benjamin Disreali

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie

“I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary." Lou Holtz

"Don’t wait until you’re a man to be great. Be a ‘great’ boy."Anonymous


"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude." Arthur Schopenhauer

"Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great." Harry S. Truman

"It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age."Joseph Addison

1 comments:

honey said...

Mind blowing quotes.
Positive attitude can change the weeds into beautiful flowers.
Motivation is the key factor to achieve success.