There is something mean in human nature that prefers to think evil, that gives a willing ear and a ready welcome to calumny, a sort of jealousy of goodness and greatness and things of good report.
The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
The incomparable greatness of the religions of the East lies in their having been second to none in vibrating with the passion for unity. This note, which is essential to every form of mysticism, has even penetrated them so deeply that we find ourselves falling under a spell simply by uttering the names of their Gods.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.
Greatness is a spiritual condition worthy to excite love, interest, and admiration; and the outward proof of possessing greatness is that we excite love, interest and admiration.
Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery – courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.