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It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness even to be truly base.
A star that is determined to shine cannot be hidden, not even by darkness.
You must know what to do with your time if you must become great in this life. You must know what to do with your time if you must fulfill your purpose on the earth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A great man represents a great ganglion in the nerves of society, or to vary the figure, a strategic point in the campaign of history, and part of his greatness consists in his being there.
Rachel Naomi Remen
In avoiding all pain and seeking comfort at all cost, we may be left without intimacy or compassion; in rejecting change and risk we often cheat ourselves of the quest; in denying our suffering we may never know our strength or our greatness.
Words are life. They can tear down or build up, so use them wisely.
If you want to live in abundance, work towards it one day at a time.
The sky is the limit only if you have a problem with reaching for the stars.
Greatness Cannot Be Stopped Greatness Cannot be Stopped It can only be delayed and if gets delayed it just gets Greater because it gains new Strength
If you wish to be and remain successful, invest a minimum of five to ten per cent of your income each month and your time each day on your personal growth and development.
William Arthur Ward
Each of us will one day be judged by our standard of life, not by our standard of living; by our measure of giving, not by our measure of wealth; by our simple goodness, not by our seeming greatness.
Seneca The Younger
He that makes himself famous by his eloquence, justice or arms illustrates his extraction, let it be never so mean; and gives inestimable reputation to his parents. We should never have heard of Sophroniscus, but for his son, Socrates; nor of Ariosto and Gryllus, if it had not been for Xenophon and Plato.
The inferior put others down; the superior lift others up; the great are an asset to themselves and the world.
Lailah Gifty Akita
We were created for something higher than ourself.
Until you take charge of every minute of your day, you will still be going about thinking some people are better than you
C. V. Wedgwood
It should be the historian's business not to belittle but to illuminate the greatness of man's spirit.
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
Pope John Paul Ii
All human life-from the moment of conception and through all subsequent stages-is sacred, because human life is created in the image and likeness of God. Nothing surpasses the greatness or dignity of a human person...If a person's right to life is violated at the moment in which he is first conceived in his mother's womb, an indirect blow is struck also at the whole moral order.
To waste time is to waste life.
Greatness is a property for which no man can receive credit too soon; it must be possessed long before it is acknowledged.
And here we go creating great men out of artisans who happened to have stumbled on a way to improve electrical apparatus or pedal through Sweden on a bicycle! And we solicit great men to write books promoting the cult of other great men! It's really very funny, and worth the price of admission! It will all end up with every village having his own great man - a lawyer, a novelist, and a polar explorer of immense stature! And the world will become wonderfully flat and simple and easy to master . . .
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
James Russell Lowell
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
You can become great by multiplying yourself through time conversion into different products but that will only be possible if you understand the value of time.
Time is truly one of the most important asset that anyone can possess
Derek R. Audette
An unbending and absolute acceptance of any idea is a sure sign of a small mind, no matter the greatness of intellect possesed by the one accepting that idea.
You can disagree without being disagreeable.
Live like Jesus, pray like Jesus, love like Jesus, serve like Jesus but don't hand yourself over to the enemy like Him.
Solitude with God is a place for pregnancy. Solitude is also a place to receive great ideas and creative ideas from God. The power of imagination is strongest in the place of solitude.
Tools used to indoctrinate, indoctrinated the indoctrinators, intead of claiming to be God they invented being the tool of God. Certainly God works in mysterious ways.
Lailah Gifty Akita
You have great talent for great contribution to humanity.
Seneca The Younger
The greatest man is he who chooses right with the most invincible resolution; who resists to sorest temptation from within and without; who bears the heaviest burdens cheerfully; who is calmest in storms, and most fearless under menaces and frowns; whose reliance on truth, on virtue, and on God is most unfaltering.
When you make up your mind that you want to be Great, you have to learn about the Great people of the past, the Great people who changed the world, and the Great people of each respective category of absolutely everything you can think of. You have to saturate your mind in greatness. You literally have to get a degree in it. Greatness is a journey into those who have come before you.
Stephen R. Donaldson
There is no life which does not possess its own importance, no life which may not be touched by greatness at any time -- Yes, be touched by greatness and have a hand in it. (from The Mirror of Her Dreams)
Before you were born, and were still too tiny for the human eye to see, you won the race for life from among 250 million competitors. And yet, how fast you have forgotten your strength, when your very existence is proof of your greatness.
Your life is a direct reflection of your level of investment in yourself, and your success or the lack of it is often decided by your personal development level.
You can live without your hand, but you can't live without your life.
Sravani Saha Nakhro
Today will soon enough become tomorrow and spent wisely, will then become a yesterday to remember.
Ordinary people pursue money, simple people pursue power, average people pursue fame, but extraordinary people pursue ideas.
Il bambino, che più di ogni altro si trova a suo agio con il prodigioso, domanda: papà, che cosa c'è sopra il cielo? E il padre risponde: l'oscurità dello spazio. Il bambino: che cosa c'è oltre lo spazio? Il padre: la galassia. Il bambino: e oltre la galassia? Il padre: Un'altra galassia. Il bambino: oltre le altre galassie? Il padre: nessuno lo sa. Visto? La grandezza ci sconfigge.
To achieve success, ignore doubt; fame, ignore haters; greatness, ignore fear; and immortality, ignore hardship.
A mighty storm is inconsequential when facing a mighty ship.
A job should be a temporary thing
Follow your dreams, not the crowd.
We all have within ourselves the inclination to try to pass the blame to others when things don’t work in our favour. The ultimate challenge comes from suppressing this innate desire and replacing it with accountability and ownership for all things, good or bad.
Perfume is the scent that pours out of a flower's soul when crushed.
It is unethical not to know. It is unethical not to think. It is unethical not to love. It is unethical not to live an impassioned life. It is unethical not to attain greatness. It is unethical to succumb to the fear of envy and the conspiracy of mediocrity. It is unethical not to self-bestow genius. It is unethical not to be the first monkey.
The quickest way to greatness and promotion is problem-solving
Time will not fail you if you convert, maximize and invest it
To reproduce your life is to impact the world with it.