Quotes with greatness
I'll continue dominating. I'll continue to work hard. For me, my aim is to continue hard into the greatness thing.
After delivering a win for Jamaica in the final leg of the 400 meter relay at the world track championships (August 18, 2013)
The first step toward greatness is to be honest, says the proverb; but the proverb fails to state the case strong enough. Honesty is not only "the first step toward greatness," — it is greatness itself.
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
The last two generations have abandoned even the idea of greatness. The media, academe, the creative community, now extol the ordinary, enshrine the victim.
Self-consciousness is a foe to greatness in every line of endeavor. No one ever does a really great thing until he feels that he is a part of something greater than himself, until he surrenders to that greater principle.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
It is by no means necessary that a great nation should always stand at the heroic level. But no nation has the root of greatness in it unless in time of need it can rise to the heroic mood.
Fear God and Take Your Own Part, 1916
No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until he has allowed himself to see his own littleness.
Dreams and Facts (1919).