Best Quotes About Greatness

The price of greatness is responsibility. -Winston Churchill

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. -William Shakespeare

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation. -Khalil Gibran

There is a melancholy that stems from greatness. -Nicolas Chamfort

France cannot be France without greatness. -Charles de Gaulle

It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home – it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love. -Margaret Truman

Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness. -Stanislaw Lem

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness. -Eldridge Cleaver

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness. -Publilius Syrus

Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them. -John W. Gardner

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. -Oprah Winfrey

The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is. -Phillips Brooks

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both. -Horace Mann

An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library… When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end. -Lawrence Clark Powell

I always knew I was destined for greatness. -Oprah Winfrey

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy. -Jim Rohn

It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought. -Blaise Pascal

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. -Robert Kennedy

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. -Daniel J. Boorstin

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. -Khalil Gibran

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work. -Simone Weil

Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness. -Jean Rostand

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin! -Joseph Addison

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. -Aristotle

It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base. -Jean Anouilh

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. -Matthew Arnold

All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved. -Elizabeth Bowen

No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind. -Phillips Brooks

No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind. -Phillips Brooks

It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact. -Edmund Burke

Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies. -Baltasar Gracian

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. -Mahatma Gandhi

America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive. -John W. Gardner

To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy. -Jean de La Fontaine

There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height. -Victor Hugo

No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history. -William Hazlitt

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence. -Max Lerner

The essence of greatness is neglect of the self. -James Anthony Froude

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth. -Leo Tolstoy

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning. -Jonathan Swift

Of all vices, drinking is the most incompatible with greatness. -Walter Scott

True greatness consists in being great in little things. -Charles Simmons

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. -Charles Simmons

The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique. -Isaac Bashevis Singer

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both. -Horace Mann

By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. -Grenville Kleiser

The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender. -William Booth

As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man. -Ernst Fischer

To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness. -Edgar Allan Poe

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness. -Stewart Udall

We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up. -Jesse Jackson

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness. -Elbert Hubbard

I want things to be the best they can be. I want greatness. -Demi Moore

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves. -Mahatma Gandhi

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. -Minoru Yamasaki

No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness. -John McGraw

It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. -William Cobbett

I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity. -Camille Paglia

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. -John Buchan

Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness. -Bo Bennett

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. -Nelson Boswell

Privatizing Social Security doesn't make sense, and it's out of step with the fundamental value of ensuring that after a life spent working hard and contributing to the greatness of our nation, every American should have a secure retirement. -Debbie Stabenow

I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness. And I believe greatness is within our grasp. -Sonny Perdue

No, our greatness does not come from our government. -Sonny Perdue

You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination – but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement. -Sonny Perdue

Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness. -Athenaeus

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. -Friedrich Schiller

The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. -James Buchanan

Governor, why wouldn't anyone want to say the Pledge of Allegiance, unless they detested their own country or were ignorant of its greatness? -Sean Hannity

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. -Wilma Rudolph

It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil. -James Smithson

Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness makes goodness much more serviceable. -Matthew Henry

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness – a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster – children into strength and athletic proportion. -William Cullen Bryant

When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness. -Tecumseh

Now and then, I had moments of greatness, but I never knew how to duplicate it consistently. -Ian Williams

We feel unsatisfied until we know ourselves akin even with that greatness which made the spots on which it rested hallowed; and until, by our own lives, and by converse with the thoughts they have bequeathed us, we feel that union and relationship of the spirit which we seek. -Jones Very

No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound. -Archibald Alexander

Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked. -Vicente Fox

If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan. -Elgin Baylor

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction. -Charles Kendall Adams

When I have had such men before my camera my whole soul has endeavored to do its duty towards them in recording faithfully the greatness of the inner as well as the features of the outer man. The photograph thus taken has been almost the embodiment of a prayer. -Julia Margaret Cameron

Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the soul or the greatness of the human spirit. -William Shirley

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done. -Frederick Douglass

People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed. The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it. -Jane Porter

The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness. -Marcus Garvey

It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully. -Thomas Starr King

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity. -James Fenimore Cooper

If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it? -Lee Strasberg

I believe in the greatness of our people. -Chen Shui-bian

I believe in the greatness of our democracy. -Chen Shui-bian

Run away from greatness and greatness will follow you. -Abu Bakr

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility. -Abu Bakr

There's a greatness in this country many of the kids today don't know. -Jack Scalia

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness. -Jose Marti

A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works. -Rudolf Otto

We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be. -John Astin

In my own sphere I did everything that could possibly be expected of a man who believes in the greatness of his people and who is filled with fanaticism for the greatness of his country, in order to bring about the victory of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist movement. -Hans Frank

The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small. -Peabo Bryson

Halfway through the decade, we realized that we had a great team and that we could do great things, and that we could probably have something here that we believed we had a chance to reach greatness. -Franco Harris

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating the life of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America. -Jim Ramstad

It is incumbent upon us to understand our greatness and believe in it so that we do not cheapen and profane ourselves. -Meir Kahane

From the business point of view, always encouraging the people in our company to own stock in the company, and if we're going to build something great, to have a lot of people share in the benefits of that greatness. -Sanford I. Weill

Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events. -John Drinkwater

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. -Richard Le Gallienne

It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say. -Henry Fonda

Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honours, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none. -David Brainerd

Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him. -Gustav Stresemann

Just as the British subject loves England despite her faults, so we must insist that all Germans who were part of the old Germany and helped shape her, recognize the greatness and worthiness of present-day Germany. -Gustav Stresemann

Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended. -Lactantius

That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity. -Lester Maddox

You are watching what greatness is all about. -Brent Musburger

Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power. -Maimonides

Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30. -John Cusack

Illusions of grandeur are not the same as visions of greatness. -Edwin Louis Cole

Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment. -Paul Tsongas

I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America's greatness. -Paul Tsongas

The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country. -Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness. -Elton Gallegly

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation – not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago. -Barack Obama

Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately. -Frank Dane

You must remain focused on your journey to greatness. -Les Brown

The only greatness for man is immortality. -James Dean

Big dreams create the magic that stir men's souls to greatness. -Bill McCartney

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. -George Bernard Shaw

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve. -Marianne Williamson

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. -George Chapman

Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us; ordinary men gain much. -Walter Savage Landor

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. -Elbert Hubbard

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. -Alexis de Tocqueville

Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. -Peter S. Beagle

In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air. -John Webster

Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents. -R. W. Apple, Jr.

Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again. -Noel Coward

The aim of literary ambition is to demonstrate one's greatness of soul. -Mason Cooley

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched. -Blaise Pascal

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness. -Livy

We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself. -Jean Baudrillard

When you close your eyes to tragedy, you close your eyes to greatness. -Stephen Vizinczey

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

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later. -Henry Fielding

Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. -Joseph Conrad

I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL, and I strongly believe that AOL – once the leading Internet company in the world – can return to its past greatness. -Steve Case

Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth. -Ayn Rand

Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it. -Amelia Barr

Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world. -Rush Limbaugh

Sometimes I wonder whether Washington's liberal politicians truly understand the greatness that is America. -Mitt Romney

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness. -Theodore C. Sorensen

Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America's proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace. -Theodore C. Sorensen

This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country. -Allen West

I want our leaders to lead our country to greatness, but President Obama and his misguided policies and ideology have really fundamentally changed our country in the wrong way, more so than any president in our history. -Ben Quayle

If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next. -Lady Gaga

This is the greatest society in all of human history, the greatest country ever. Many of the decisions being made in Washington today by both parties are threatening that greatness. And if we stay on this road we're on right now, our children are going to be the first Americans ever to inherit a diminished country. -Marco Rubio

America's greatness is not found in the size of its government. America's greatness resides in the hearts and the minds of the people. -Rick Perry

There is nothing as special as watching greatness. -Sean Astin

Our society, our culture – the greatness of America – goes hand-in-hand with energy, and our leaders need to wake up. We need energy, OK? -Rick Santelli

Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you'll never know. I truly believe what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing. -Danica Patrick

Once the Republicans get rolling, they assume they're going to win everything. They are zealots, and zealots assume the last five percent of whatever their plan is will be taken care of by their own greatness or momentum or divinity. -Keith Olbermann

Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it's shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged. -Darrell Issa

The greatness of Americans is that we are mosaic – we are diverse. -Sheila Jackson Lee

I believe greatness is an evolutionary process that changes and evolves era to era. -Michael Jordan

A president who believed that America's greatness is recoverable and expandable – a chief executive determined to lead us back to national restoration – would reject the crippling notions of national impotency that Obama has embraced. -David Limbaugh

Take a trip to the forest and experience the greatness of getting on your knees and picking your own food and going home… and eating it. -Rene Redzepi

I am a huge admirer of Franklin Roosevelt's, and I believe social security has done untold good in alleviating the once-widespread issue of poverty among the elderly. FDR believed in the greatness and generosity of Americans – but he was also a cold-blooded politician. -Jon Meacham

The past always seems somehow more golden, more serious, than the present. We tend to forget the partisanship of yesteryear, preferring to re-imagine our history as a sure and steady march toward greatness. -Jon Meacham

Reagan is the Republican FDR, an exemplar of presidential greatness. -Jon Meacham

I want to be known as 'The Big Shakespeare.' It was Shakespeare that said, 'Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them.' -Shaquille O'Neal

I am grateful that I didn't let fear get the best of me. It only holds you back from possibilities and greatness. -Mariska Hargitay

In art, at a certain level, there is no 'better than.' It's just about trying to operate for yourself on the most supreme level, artistically, that you can and hoping that people get it. Trusting that, just because of the way people are built and how interconnected we are, greatness will translate and symmetry will be recognised. -Frank Ocean

Movies such as 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington' in 1939 to 'Dave' in 1993 portray Washington leaders as the ultimate Everymen – decent people just like you and me, only thrust onto greatness. -Ron Fournier

I want greatness. -Demi Moore

I'm headed towards greatness. I think I'm making history in hip-hop. -Soulja Boy

The conventions of an almighty agency tapping you for greatness and signing you up and telling you this is going to be the next big thing; that has not been my career. -Jaleel White

Always in all my books I'm trying to reveal or help to reveal the hidden greatness of the small, of the little, of the unknown – and the pettiness of the big. -Eduardo Galeano

Part of America's greatness is its willingness to care for those who are truly in need. But those who defraud the system take money and resources away not only from American taxpayers but also from those who truly need help. -Gary Bauer

When Ke$ha tries to rap like L'Trimm, she sounds like any ordinary lonely teenage girl stuck in a nowhere town, singing along to her radio and dreaming of a party where she's the star. Ke$ha's greatness is that in her voice, you can hear both the loser girl and the star. All hail the Queen of Noi$e! -Rob Sheffield

You know, quarterbacks, I think greatness in quarterbacks is taking what you've got, whether it's a great team, a good team, or a struggling team and make them better. -Fran Tarkenton

The greatness of America is capitalism, free market capitalism. The exceptionalism of American business. -Fran Tarkenton

The greatness of Mac Rebennack, alias, Dr. John, also known as John Crieux, rests on his command of the musical use of idiomatic expression. Not a technically well-endowed singer, nor a great songwriter, he leaves his mark through the discipline and control he exerts over all that he touches. -Jon Landau

When I think about greatness I just know Ayrton Senna. He was great. -Lewis Hamilton

A lot has been written and said about why he was so great, but I think the best way to appreciate his greatness is just to go back and play some of the old records. Time has a way of being very unkind to old records, but Elvis' keep getting better and better. -Huey Lewis

My father had always identified himself as a writer to my mother when they met. When they met, he was writing this great novel, there was no doubt about it. Part of why she left him was this delusion of greatness and identifying it very directly with being an artist. -Nick Flynn

Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity. -Marina Abramovic

For me, the very last great strip is 'Peanuts.' After 'Peanuts,' there are a very few strips that I enjoyed for different reasons, but I don't think they were great. I don't think anything's come along since Charles Schulz – and I mean since 1950 – that I think rises above the professional or the eccentric into that realm of greatness. -Seth

The British and American literary worlds operate in an odd kind of symbiosis: our critics think our contemporary novelists are not the stuff of greatness whereas certain contemporary Americans indubitably are. Their critics often advance the exact opposite: British fiction is cool, American naff. -Will Self

Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends. -A. S. Byatt

Egypt gave birth to what later would become known as 'Western Civilization,' long before the greatness of Greece and Rome. -John Henrik Clarke

I'd be happy if people said that I did a little bit to raise the dignity and recognition of the greatness of African-American music. -Ahmet Ertegun

F.D.R. achieved greatness not by means of imposing his temperament and intellect on the world but by reacting to what the world threw at him. -Maureen Dowd

I want to be in the big show, and to be in the big show, you have to practice. I have this attitude now that I'm going to take all the greatness I can. Nothing's going to stop me. -Steven Adler

You treat people with greatness and greatness will come back to you. -Afrika Bambaataa

Politics is really religion. Politics is about sacredness. Politics is about offering a vision that will bind the nation together to pursue greatness. -Jonathan Haidt

Passing my motorcycle theory test gave me a disproportionate feeling of greatness. -James McAvoy

We're all human. We have our foibles, we've made mistakes, and yet there is still greatness. -Michael Ansara

I'm one of those people who believes that part of the greatness of the United States is our private sector. It's what we do as private citizens for ourselves and our companies. And our economy is essentially the wonder of the world because, in fact, it's produced so much for us over the years. That's not government that does that. -Dick Cheney

Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the greatness of this country. -Rafael Cruz

The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. -Bob Marley

When you live in Washington, D.C., you do get a sense, in a very direct way, of the durability of our government and really, the greatness of the American system. -Mark Leibovich

I realize now that I've hoped to be great – as an actress, as a mother – because I want to embody the greatness of women who didn't get to be all they could have been. Their dignity, their courage, and their brilliance make me strive to be better. They're a part of me. -Salma Hayek

You need a lot of effort and talent to produce greatness. -Tom Rath

Marino was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005, and his name always comes up when the conversation centers on the greatest quarterbacks of all time. But his greatness comes with an asterisk: He never won the Big Game. -Don Yaeger

Maybe the real secret to America's greatness is that we hate one another. -P. J. O'Rourke

The young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel. -Zig Ziglar

Who is there that can adequately gauge the greatness of the humility, gentleness, self-surrender, revealed by the Lord of majesty in assuming human nature, in accepting the punishment of death, the shame of the cross? -Saint Bernard

We must teach our people the greatness of China's historical culture. In our educational program we must stress Chinese history and geography so that all may know and appreciate China's civilization of five thousand years and the far-flung boundaries of our ancient race. This will engender a greater faith in our own future. -Chiang Kai-shek

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. -James E. Faust

America was born as a nation of immigrants who have always contributed to its greatness. -Charles B. Rangel

From leading the world into the age of democracy to spearheading the technological revolution, America has always been at the forefront of greatness. -Charles B. Rangel

The virtue of Love is nothing and all, or that Nothing visible out of which All Things proceed. Its power is through All Things; its height is as high as God; its greatness is as great as God. -Jakob Bohme

Sound moral principle is the only sure evidence of strength, the only firm foundation of greatness and perpetuity. Where this is lacking, no man's character is strong; no nation's life can be lasting. -Orson F. Whitney

The United States is a leader across a broad range of scientific disciplines. Our technological prowess is part of our greatness as a nation. Sadly, among the rich industrialized nations, we also lead by a substantial margin in the rate of poverty among children. -Margaret Geller

I desire a greatness of soul, an irradiance of mind, a deeper insight, a broader hope. -Richard Jefferies

The idea that you have to pursue greatness… it's up to you; it's your life. -Charlie Trotter

Tramaine Hawkins has been a mentor, a confidante and an example of greatness. She has been through a lot in her life, and her career has spanned over 50 years. To me, that's what you call a legend. -Yolanda Adams

Big Rube was on my first album and some of my mixtapes. His words are so powerful. I want to speak every word he says into existence. I wanna be a part of that! I wanna be a part of greatness. His wordplay is great to me. -Future

Future's not everybody. The people who are taking my style are like my babies. I've got a tribe of kids that want to be like me… But I understand why people want to imitate the things I do. They're dope. It comes naturally to me. My fans can expect greatness. If I wasn't me, I would want to be me. -Future

The true greatness of a person, in my view, is evident in the way he or she treats those with whom courtesy and kindness are not required. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

I am addicted to cereal. I am one of those people who just loves their cereal morning, noon and night. Kellogg's message is what I tell my kids every single day, which is: You've gotta start off your day right with a good, healthy breakfast to give yourself the potential for greatness. -Summer Sanders

Presidential aspirants reach for the highest office to satisfy some yearning for greatness or even immortality. -Robert Dallek

We must never forget that Black History is American History. The achievements of African Americans have contributed to our nation's greatness. -Yvette Clarke

High achievers, we imagine, were wired for greatness from birth. But then you have to wonder why, over time, natural talent seems to ignite in some people and dim in others. -Nancy Gibbs

Teachers today are breaking down obstacles, finding innovative ways to instill old lessons, proving that greatness can be found in everyday places. -Taylor Mali

Anyone aspiring to literary greatness should read 'New Grub Street' and weep. -Tina Brown

Some of our best fighters are not only Puerto Rican greats but all-time greats of the sport. Carlos Ortiz, Wilfredo Gomez, Wilfredo Benitez and Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and many others have made Puerto Rican boxing what it is today, and I am only an extension of their greatness. -Miguel Cotto

Cities can be places that represent the best of our ideals: where Americans of all different backgrounds can come together and, through their interactions, and even through their unity, spawn true American greatness. -Cory Booker

A part of me looks at life from a dismal perspective, not unlike Woody Allen and Larry David. But I don't want to look at life like that. It's bad enough that I have to think it. What works for me is writing against that view. There is God, there is love, there is greatness, there is a plan, and there is beauty. -Corbin Bernsen

For the most part, boys are very physical. It's not enough for them to be told they have what it takes and they have greatness. They have to discover for themselves. We learn by doing. The doing has to be somewhat physical. -John Eldredge

American greatness was elevated significantly after Sputnik. -Buzz Aldrin

Whenever there's a role that scares me, I get panicked and nervous. I know that greatness might come because I'm going to get out of my own element and comfort zone. -Moran Atias

I am so excited to have created a line that has been inspired by my culture – showing its color, its passion and its greatness – and one that captures much of my personal style. -Thalia

Madonna, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe – they were myths of greatness. -Rita Ora

Success can allow you to try for greatness, can give you an opportunity to take a chance on something. I'm very blessed to have the success that I've had, and that's given me so many opportunities to work on being great. -Orlando Bloom

At a certain point, you have to kind of realize that greatness is a messy thing. -James Gray

I love a song that will usher in the very presence of God. Then there's no Andrae; there's no fabulous band, there's no greatness of ours. I've had hundreds of concerts like that, and that's what I try to achieve. -Andrae Crouch

The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness. -Myles Munroe

If you break an individual record, it's because of the greatness that comes before you. -Abby Wambach

The demands of the time for objectivity and functionality must be fulfilled. If that clearly happens, then the buildings of our day will convey the greatness of which the age is capable, and only a fool will maintain that they lack it. -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

America has much greatness left in her. -Rand Paul

You have seeds of greatness in you! I believe our lives as Christians should be the most exciting because we have the favor and blessings of God on our side! -Victoria Osteen

If an immigrant comes here, and they're willing to create jobs, and they're willing to contribute to our economy, we have to make it easier for the kinds of immigrants we want, because that is the past of America; that's our greatness, and that will continue to be our greatness in the future. -Jeff Greene

I was overwhelmed by so many interviewers and then messages of congratulations. So many congratulation messages. I feel this shows the authority and the greatness of the Nobel Prize. -Isamu Akasaki

I don't necessarily want to hear about my talent or my greatness as an actor. -Douglas Booth

The acid test of any legal system is not the greatness or the grandeur of its ideal concepts, but whether, in fact, it is able to produce order and justice. -Lee Kuan Yew

What defines greatness is when you hold all the records and what you mean to your fans, on and off the field, because that is who ranks you as the greatest receiver of all-time. The guy that holds all the records, the guy that has set the stage for all of us, you have to give it to Jerry Rice. -Donald Driver

I think America is in trouble, but it's not beyond repair. But it's going to take leadership who sees the greatness of this country and who believes that, once again, we can be one nation under God. -Mike Huckabee

I love working with really early stage startups where the outcome is still in doubt. Maybe they'll go on to greatness, or maybe they'll never get off the runway at all. -Sam Altman

Jesus Christ belonged to the true race of prophets. He saw with open eye the mystery of the soul. Drawn by its severe harmony, ravished with its beauty, he lived in it and had his being there. Alone in all history, he estimated the greatness of man. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have our own script. We have our own calendar. We represent the greatness of Africa's past. We also represent the worst of Africa's present, in terms of poverty. It is the best and the worst of African reality. -Meles Zenawi

The great player, so much of the greatness, in my mind, is in his heart and his head. It's not in his body, in his skill set. It comes from having great talent but wanting to mold that and fit it together into being special. And being special means winning championships. -George Karl

The greatness of being an artist is the kind of ridiculous guffaw you can have at one's own misery. 'That was miserable! Now how can I write about it?' -Michael Winter

Barack Obama's political roots are liberal, but he has always resisted buying into the brand of liberalism that denigrates American greatness and potential. -Nina Easton

You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. -Zig Ziglar

The founding father of Albanian literature is the nineteenth-century writer Naim Frasheri. Without having the greatness of Dante or Shakespeare, he is nonetheless the founder, the emblematic character. He wrote long epic poems, as well as lyrical poetry, to awaken the national consciousness of Albania. -Ismail Kadare

For a writer, personal freedom is not so important. It is not individual freedom that guarantees the greatness of literature; otherwise, writers in democratic countries would be superior to all others. Some of the greatest writers wrote under dictatorship – Shakespeare, Cervantes. -Ismail Kadare

The real test of business greatness is in giving opportunity to others. Many business men fail in this because they are thinking only of personal glory. -Charles M. Schwab

There is certainly greatness in the '60s generation. They changed our attitudes about race in America, which was long overdue. They didn't just stand up and salute when told to go to war. Women finally began to realize a more equal place in our society. -Tom Brokaw

Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people; greatness is being accepted by the people. -Mike Tyson

Protection and patriotism are reciprocal. This is the way which has led nations to greatness. -John C. Calhoun

The greatness of this country lies in how every single person can exercise their right to be himself or herself. -Tsai Ing-wen

What enables us to achieve our greatness contains the seeds of our destruction. -Jim Valvano

I love Canada, and I dated someone who was Canadian a few years ago, and she brought me into a deeper understanding of the greatness of the culture. -Eileen Myles

I am proud to offer my endorsement of Donald J. Trump for President of the United States. He is a successful executive and entrepreneur, a wonderful father, and a man who I believe can lead our country to greatness again. -Jerry Falwell, Jr.

Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness. -Anne Frank

The Indians on board said that thence to Cuba was a voyage in their canoes of a day and a half; these being small dug-outs without a sail. Such are their canoes. I departed thence for Cuba, for by the signs the Indians made of its greatness, and of its gold and pearls, I thought that it must be Cipango. -Christopher Columbus

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. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

America's greatness is largely because of how we value the weakest among us. -Rick Scott

We have a presidential nominee in Hillary Clinton who knows that, in a time of stunningly wide disparities of wealth in our nation, America's greatness must not be measured by how many millionaires and billionaires we have, but by how few people we have living in poverty. -Cory Booker

When they did the Olympics in Seoul – or elsewhere – didn't each host country try to show its greatness to the world viewing audience? -David L. Wolper

I went to the Gobi Desert, even though I had no scenes there. This is the greatness of China, the landscape, even for us. -Michelle Yeoh

Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. -Dwayne Johnson

We can either build on the greatness of America or we can fade off into history. -Tom Graves

We strive for greatness. -Simone Biles

I'm willing to put my body on the line and stuff like that, just to get a taste of that greatness. -Jason Day

The work ethic behind everything Kanye does is crazy. It's greatness. He told me, 'We're not just rappers, we're artists.' -Desiigner

I didn't go to many movies. My mom would make a family outing and bring chicken in the theater. Smell up the whole place. The most impactful movies were 'Godfather II' and 'Scarface'. I loved the human complexity, and those movies are so well shot. Cinematic greatness. I really stopped going in my early twenties. -Jay-Z

So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great. -Eckhart Tolle

Through all the hardships and all the operations and all the hospitals, all that stuff each part of my life, there's been some goodness, some greatness that comes in here and helps me to be strong, to continue what I'm doing. -Clarence Clemons

Here in America, we don't let our differences tear us apart. Not here. Because we know that our greatness comes from when we appreciate each other's strengths, when we learn from each other, when we lean on each other, because in this country, it's never been each person for themselves. No, we're all in this together. We always have been. -Michelle Obama

Our greatness has always come from people who expect nothing and take nothing for granted – folks who work hard for what they have, then reach back and help others after them. -Michelle Obama

As soon as a regular guy like Bill Clinton becomes the president, he wears a mantle of greatness. He's the president. -Lydia Millet

The greatness of a musician is measured by the degree of fanaticism he brings to his playing. -Daniel Barenboim

Think about how our country was built. The greatness came from our diversity; the greatness came from individuals with different perspectives coming together. -Lisa Murkowski

The patriot subordinates himself to his State in order to raise it above all other States and thus, as it were, to find his personal sacrifice repaid with ample interest through the might and greatness of his fatherland. -Richard Wagner

When I think of greatness, I think of guys like Earl Campbell and Gale Sayers and Walter Payton, and these individuals who, it's unanimous they're going to make a difference – when they're coming out of college, there's no doubt. -Jim Brown

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. -Coretta Scott King

I want to go out and chase greatness. That's all I want to do. -J. J. Watt

When one guy is doing good, it makes all the others want to achieve greatness. -Deontay Wilder

I expect greatness out of myself. -Robbie Lawler

I always believed in myself, and even in the bad times, when I'd do bits of greatness here and there, it was those kinds of things that kept me alive and helped me to get to where I am now. -Robbie Lawler

Chasing greatness – it's what I'm about. -Andre Ward

Dennis Bergkamp is, in my eyes, still 'The Master'. The fact that he never won the Champions League, the European Championship, or the World Cup does not take anything away from his greatness as a player. -Robin Van Persie

I'm paving the road for other women and men who know they're destined for greatness, but they don't believe it yet. -Chrissy Metz

I'm a girl, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate greatness and the struggle of sports. My situation – and I've always said this, even in politics – is may the best man win. I'm not team-bound. -Diane Lane

The history of our Party is just the path travelled by our great people: its might is their might, its greatness is their greatness, and its victory is the victory achieved by them. -Kim Jong-un

God has neither form nor color. He is incorporeal and immense. Whatever is seen in the world describes his greatness. -Dayananda Saraswati

It is to such men as Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson and Jackson and Franklin, all most lowly born, that we owe most of our greatness as a nation. -Joseph Pulitzer

American greatness can be further unlocked if opportunity is expanded to all people within its borders. -Matthew Desmond

Having a story is what people connect with, but the story alone doesn't allow you to achieve greatness and results. It's the day-to-day consistency of providing value to your audience. -Lewis Howes

Recognizing poor leadership is a vital skill to help you achieve greatness. -Lewis Howes

There aren't many people in the world that are as respected and loved when it comes to entertainment and as big as Pac. But the greatness that I adore the most is him as a man. -Demetrius Shipp, Jr.

Reach for greatness, nothing less. And make sure you have some fun along the way. -Steven Van Zandt

I grew up in a renaissance period, a very lucky time when the greatest music ever made was also the most commercial. We'll never see that again, so for me, there's only one criteria, which is greatness. That's all I care about. Is what I'm doing reaching for greatness? Whether I achieve it or not, that is one hundred percent of my criteria. -Steven Van Zandt

America's space program has been the envy and inspiration of the world. It has made landmark scientific discoveries that are a lasting legacy of this nation's greatness. It has studied Earth in ways no other nation can match. -Alan Stern

Inaugural speeches are supposed to be huge and stirring. Presidents haul our heroes onstage, from George Washington to Martin Luther King Jr. George W. Bush brought the Liberty Bell. They use history to make greatness and achievements seem like something you can just take down from the shelf. -John Dickerson

Stick to your true north – build greatness for the long term. -Ruth Porat

You can't cost-cut your way to greatness. -Ruth Porat

America's greatness has always been demonstrated by our moral leadership. -John Hickenlooper

Progressives really do see America as guilty of crimes against humanity, and to them, our 'greatness' must be abandoned to atone for those crimes. -Tom Tancredo

The more you rely/trust and believe in your team and the bigger the investment you make in getting them to their greatness, the larger will be the commitment, engagement, and outright devotion they have when it comes to you. -Robin S. Sharma

Leadership and greatness comes to those who follow-through. Who stand for near-flawless execution. -Robin S. Sharma

Each of us, every day, through the jobs we do, are offered a shot at greatness, an opportunity to reach immortality. -Robin S. Sharma

Listening is a master skill for personal and professional greatness. -Robin S. Sharma

There was once a time when 'Final Fantasy' meant greatness, when seeing Square's brand on a game box meant you were about to play something special. That time has long since passed. -Jason Schreier

What kind of country just recycles its old money, reminisces about what used to be, and doesn't know how to weld, to machine, to cast or to bolt things together? Not one that's on a path to future greatness, that's for certain. -Homer Hickam

Great broadcasting requires all of us, those who are in positions of power and especially those who are in positions to employ people, to remember you need to look towards the greatest conceivable palate to create greatness. -Robert Rinder

We Harvard students live in a tourist attraction with movie stars and geniuses; we're recognized on all continents as the creme of the brulee, the syrup on the pancakes of greatness. Yet most of us complain like vegans at a barbecue cook-off. -David Fahrenthold

With popular rulers, the wife can become the guardian of their greatness: Peter the Great was succeeded by his wife, Catherine I. Sometimes the wives are an improvement. -Simon Sebag Montefiore

Every night at dinner, my father would say something about the greatness of the United States – and tell us to make sure the government is there for the next people who come along and need it. -Raja Krishnamoorthi

Churchill had a marvelous way with words, and greatness accompanied him like a shadow, but in certain ways, he was a 19th-century man wandering, confounded, in the 20th. -Richard Cohen

With 10 per cent of Nigeria's total land mass, 80 per cent of which is arable, Niger state symbolises the hope and greatness of Nigeria and has potential to feed the continent. -Yemi Osinbajo

I always say fitness is the first step to greatness. And I try to encourage my fans to be on the same page as that. Because fitness is the first step to setting a habit that you necessarily don't want to do but are still committed to doing every single day. And so I think that's why I always, always try to get a workout in. -Jake Paul

I worked for CBS News in the aftermath of all the greatness. I actually brought coffee to Edward R. Murrow. -James L. Brooks

I'm really good at bringing out greatness – in anybody. I don't even have to be in the studio. What a gift to be able to help people bring out the best qualities in them. -Linda Perry

If you are building a corporate culture of greatness, you have to define culture on your own terms and with the people you work with. -Frances Hesselbein

I think 'destined for greatness,' for me, is digging deep inside and knowing that I will always strive to be the best person I can possibly be and effect change in a positive way. -Nina Tassler

Ronald Reagan believed in America as the shining city on the hill – Morning in America. But Donald Trump has a much different vision of American greatness, of nationalism – a much darker view, I think, of the world. -Charlie Sykes

I am fascinated, I suppose, by a flawed man with a streak of greatness. -Roger Zelazny

Failure holds the seeds for greatness – so long as you water those seeds with introspection, they can be the root of your success. -Daniel Lubetzky

I'm happy to have been around greatness like Kendrick Lamar. -Thundercat

I like the old school, then I add the new school, and I got a concoction of greatness. I can't miss; you can't miss with that. -Bernard Hopkins

People talking about making America great again? America's never been great. The greatness of America is in its pursuit of greatness. -Brandon Victor Dixon

I think there are more religious overtones in music because these artists want to be connected to greatness. What is greater or higher than God himself? -Andy Mineo

Spaghetti is good with ranch, and spaghetti is good with sugar. You put all of that together and make a sandwich out of it, and you get greatness. People shouldn't judge unless they try it. -Terry Rozier

The U.S. has always sought to sow intrigue against Iran but has never succeeded in the face of Iran's greatness. -Hassan Rouhani

It's easy to deprecate some of the puffery and jingoism that often go with affirmations of 'American greatness.' It's also easy to confuse greatness with perfection, as if evidence of our shortcomings is proof of our mediocrity. -Bret Stephens

At a certain point, you have to decide whether you'd be satisfied always acknowledging the beauty and the greatness of what other people create or if you want to be in the same arena. -Kerry James Marshall

I believe in highlighting the 'greatness' that I see in every single woman that I come across. There is such beauty in variety. It may not always be evident, when you look at a woman, where her greatness lies. But the truth is that the greatness of women is reflected in the very essence of who we are. -Raheem DeVaughn

I'm such a Shangela fan. I think she exemplifies 'Drag Race' greatness. She's like the Tiffany 'New York' Pollard of 'Drag Race.' She's like a patron saint of reality TV. -Trixie Mattel

I can't speak of anything but greatness for Roman Reigns. He's one of the all-time greats. -Finn Balor

If the country is going to be great, everybody has a gift, and I tell every child I meet, whether they have asked me or not, 'You have greatness inside you, and your job is to figure out what that is, dig it out, and give it to the world. Because the world needs everything, every one of you.' -Henry Winkler

We all want recognition and validation to an extent for our art, but greatness as a trade for decency is a risky proposition. In my life, I try to leave the people I encounter with the feeling that they have been respected and treated with warmth and appreciation. -El-P

I think greatness is always good for the NBA. Great players, great teams – it's always good for the NBA. -Jeff Van Gundy

Trump personifies this sort of freedom to get back to: not literally making America great again but making America proud of its greatness again. -Gavin McInnes

To say someone is the greatest, I just don't want championships to define that greatness. Because under that theory, Robert Horry is one of the five or six best basketball players ever – he has seven championship rings. We know that not to be true. -Shannon Sharpe

Many have forged a path to greatness lit only by a vision in their minds. -Chris Gardner

Even with the 'Top Boy' series with Ashley Walters… I've been talking like on the creative direction wave with Drake about the series. Making greatness with it. The whole style of what's going on in London, the sound, is real. It's an actual thing that actually happened. So it deserves to be on the telly. -Skepta

Big Thief is destined for greatness. -Domino Kirke

I lived in a bubble: my whole entire military career where I thought that everything was perfect. And I thought that every time we went overseas and we fought for this country, we were doing it because we were trying to get other people a sliver of the greatness that we have here in the United States of America. -Richard Ojeda

I'm not very ambitious, sorry… I don't get up and think, 'Today, I shall achieve greatness.' It's more, 'Today I might have Marmite on my toast.' -James May

A season is not made in a week or two any more than a stellar game epitomizes greatness. -Stephen A. Smith

We expect nothing but greatness from ourselves. -Karl-Anthony Towns

When everyone is buying into a system and puts their ego to the side, that's when greatness happens. -Karl-Anthony Towns

LeBron carries a certain weight. You feel him all the time. On the court, off the court, in the organization. I don't say 'weight' in a bad way, but his presence is always felt. He is striving for greatness at all times. Because he's such a magnetic personality and such an incredible basketball player, people follow him. -Kyle Korver

Men who create power make an indispensable contribution to a nation's greatness. But, men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable. -Mahesh Bhatt

Men like Sunil Dutt should not be mourned, only envied for their greatness. -Mahesh Bhatt

I'm not afraid of taking long walks. A lot of people want to be great, but they want to cheat to get to the greatness. I'm cool with talking the walk around the block to get to where I want to go as opposed to the cheat, because the cheat has flaws. -Jermaine Dupri

We can't look for greatness in the past. -Pete Buttigieg

During my freshman year of college, it became undeniably clear that I didn't want to be great again. I correlated greatness with misery. -Katelyn Ohashi

Being named Michael Jordan – I think growing up playing sports and having a name like Michael Jordan – and I was extremely competitive – I used to get teased a lot. But it made me want to strive for greatness and be able to compete at whatever I decided to do. -Michael B. Jordan

The greatest lesson I've learned is that you have to fight and continue to strive for greatness, as nothing great ever comes easily. -Natalya Neidhart

Ever since I was a kid, I've been a Fender connoisseur. And to have my name associated with greatness like that, it's amazing. I couldn't be more proud of anything. My children, and then being associated with Fender. In that order! -John 5

Being around greatness is always a thrill. -Chris Mullin

I'm trying to stay focused – trying to open up again – and the music really did a lot of greatness for me and meeting a lot of people that really had concern and compassion for me. -Charles Bradley

My dad was very critical and had very high expectations without a lot of the details filled in. It was, 'I expect you to achieve greatness in grades, in athletics, in whatever you do.' -Beto O'Rourke

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