greatness

A Quote by Hyrum W. Smith on ability, achievement, beginning, change, character, charity, giving, goals, good, greatness, growth, humility, ideas, imagination, men, men and women, mind, peace, sacrifice, study, success, time, trying, wisdom, and women

Sacrifice: Giving up something good for something better. As I have studied great men and women from the beginning of time, the common denominator of greatness has been the ability and willingness to sacrifice for whatever they were trying to achieve. When sacrifice has been there, great humans have emerged. Note: For Hyrum Smith's other ideas which he regards as pertinent to Success, see Topics: Character, Charity, Goals, Humility, Peace of Mind, Sacrifice, Success-Change-Personal Growth, Success-Change-Constructive Imagination, Wisdom

Hyrum W. Smith

Source: notes

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A Quote by Horace Mann on greatness and truth

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

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Herbert Clark Hoover on country, fulfillment, greatness, meaning, men, and spirituality

It is those moral and spiritual qualities which rise alone in free men, which will fulfill the meaning of the word American. And with them will come centuries of further greatness to our country.

Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on adversity, greatness, mind, prosperity, and soul

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Eyring on feeling, greatness, history, imagination, inspiration, men, nature, people, perfection, and struggle

Let us consider the nature of true greatness in men. The people who can catch hold of men's minds and feelings and inspire them to do things bigger than themselves are the people who are remembered in history. . . . those who stir feelings and imagination and make men struggle toward perfection.

Henry Eyring (1901 - 19)

Source: Science and Your Faith in God

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A Quote by H. S. M. Burns on greatness and work

Take care of those who work for you and you'll float to greatness on their achievements.

H. S. M. Burns

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A Quote by George H. Allen on ability, greatness, people, and sports

The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who perform great feats before friendly crowds. Greatness in major league sports is the ability to win in a stadium filled with people who are pulling for you to lose.

George H. Allen (1922 - 1990)

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A Quote by George Chapman on greatness

Be free, all worthy spirits, And stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: The Conspiracy of Charles, Duke of Byron, 1608

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A Quote by George Ade on achievement and greatness

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have it pinned on them

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: The Rise and Flight of the Winged Insect, Hand-Made Fables

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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on animals, greatness, judgment, nations, and progress

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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