82 Great Quotes That Will Lead You To Be Your Greatest Self

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Throughout history, we have had great people, from authors, philosophers, and artists to scientists, politicians, and activists come up with great quotes to live by. What made them and their quotes great was not their popularity but the experiences they had.

Greatness is a process. You don't just wake up and become great, but you can wake up and decide to be great. It has to be achieved. You earn it through hard work, persistence, and patience.

There were tears, sweat, sleepless nights, despair, and resilience behind the success of the great people we know today. For them to get to their place of success, they had to persevere and overcome.

They had to take lessons learned along the way with them. And it is these lessons they shared through their life stories and encouraging quotes for those following in their footsteps.

Reading their quotes teaches us to try harder, do better, and not give up. It opens our eyes to wisdom about life that we wouldn't otherwise know. We get to learn from their experiences about what works, what is right for us, and how we can also succeed.

Great is not what's good but what's best, highest, topmost, and excellent. We all want great cars, houses, families, jobs, vacations, and lives. To have anything great, you have to pay the price for it.

You need to have a vision, focus on it, turn your adversities to your advantage, listen to others, push your limits, and avoid making excuses. The path to greatness is challenging but ultimately worth it when you get there.

Stay open-minded and get inspiration as often as possible. Our collection of great quotes touches on what is seen as great and offers you the encouragement you need along the way to greatness!

Great Quotes

There are great things at the peak of every mountain. When God allows you to go through a mountain, He wants you to experience greatness at the summit.

There are great things at the peak of every mountain. When God allows you to go through a mountain, He wants you to experience greatness at the summit.

The number of years you wept do not matter. The number of tears you shed do not matter, either. God can still turn your situation around. He is a great God all the time.

The number of years you wept do not matter. The number of tears you shed do not matter, either. God can still turn your situation around. He is a great God all the time.

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God is great! In times of pain, He gives power. In times of sickness, He provides healing and after a loss, He is able to restore what was lost.

God is great! In times of pain, He gives power. In times of sickness, He provides healing and after a loss, He is able to restore what was lost.

You can’t make great plays in life if you’re always looking down. Always look up because that’s when you will see your breakthroughs.

You can’t make great plays in life if you’re always looking down. Always look up because that’s when you will see your breakthroughs.

The darkest storms are often followed by the most beautiful rainbows. Don’t always run away when a dark cloud forms. It can be the greatest show on earth, much better than anything on Netflix.

The darkest storms are often followed by the most beautiful rainbows. Don’t always run away when a dark cloud forms. It can be the greatest

Even if we don't always know what is going on in our lives or things are changing, God knows and He has a plan to make things great for us.

Even if we don’t always know what is going on in our lives or things are changing, God knows and He has a plan to make things great for us.

You have to turn it around and say God still has a great plan for my life. I may not understand things that happen, but faith is all about trusting when you don't understand it.

You have to turn it around and say God still has a great plan for my life. I may not understand things that happen, but

Your hardest times of often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going tough situations build strong people in the end.

Your hardest times of often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going tough situations build strong people in the end.

Such individuals come to the realization that no matter how greater their own hopes and plans for their lives, God's hopes and plans are greater.

Such individuals come to the realization that no matter how greater their own hopes and plans for their lives, God’s hopes and plans are greater.

I hope that you are as great as you open your eyes to see a new day today, may the LORD make your beautiful dreams come true today, good morning.

I hope that you are as great as you open your eyes to see a new day today, may the LORD make your beautiful dreams come true today, good morning.

It is great, and there is no other greatness-to make one nook of God's Creation more fruitful, better, more worthy of God; to make some human heart a little wiser, manlier, happier-more blessed.

It is great, and there is no other greatness-to make one nook of God’s Creation more fruitful, better, more worthy of God; to make some human heart a little wiser, manlier, happier-more blessed.

Mrs. Halter. : I just hope you find whatever it is you're looking for: Your Great Perhaps? Miles: I think I have. I think I have.

Mrs. Halter. : I just hope you find whatever it is you’re looking for: Your Great Perhaps?
Miles: I think I have. I think I have.

They say greatness comes at a cost. If you want to achieve legendary status, you must make certain sacrifices. The demands of others often times conflict with the demands of living an exceptional life. It takes a goddamn Superman to meet all the expectations put upon the celebrity figure nowadays. Could Schwarzenegger have ascended to the top of both film and politics if he had actually given a f*ck about his family? Huh, I doubt it.

They say greatness comes at a cost. If you want to achieve legendary status, you must make certain sacrifices. The demands of others often times conflict with the demands of living an exceptional life. It takes a goddamn Superman to meet all the expectations put upon the celebrity figure nowadays. Could Schwarzenegger have ascended to the top of both film and politics if he had actually given a f*ck about his family? Huh, I doubt it.

That night, the booze felt great, as the warmth of the wine in my stomach spread through my body. I didn't like feeling stupid or out of control, but I liked the way it made everything (laughing, crying, peeing in front of your friends) easier.

That night, the booze felt great, as the warmth of the wine in my stomach spread through my body. I didn’t like feeling stupid or out of control, but I liked the way it made everything (laughing, crying, peeing in front of your friends) easier.

God is great because no one else could create the planet we live in. All living beings dwell in the same Earth which God created. Whether they believe in Him or not.

God is great because no one else could create the planet we live in. All living beings dwell in the same Earth which God created. Whether they believe in Him or not.

God does not have to prove Himself to anyone, but He still does anyway. Through Creation, God has proven over and over again, that He is so great.

God does not have to prove Himself to anyone, but He still does anyway. Through Creation, God has proven over and over again, that He is so great.

As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see, — Listen and do not hear — the tongue moves but does not speak … I want you to pray for me — that I let Him have free hand.

As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see, — Listen and do not hear — the tongue moves but does not speak … I want you to pray for me — that I let Him have free hand.

The greatest work God ever performs was not the creation of the universe out of nothing, but is the new creation of saints out of sinners.

The greatest work God ever performs was not the creation of the universe out of nothing, but is the new creation of saints out of sinners.

There is something to be said about the vastness of the earth, as well as the vastness of the heavens, in reminding us how small we are and how great God's creation is.

There is something to be said about the vastness of the earth, as well as the vastness of the heavens, in reminding us how small we are and how great God’s creation is.

Not gold, but only man can make a people great and strong; men who, for truth and honor's sake, stand fast and suffer long.

Not gold, but only man can make a people great and strong; men who, for truth and honor’s sake, stand fast and suffer long.

Every now and then I meet someone certain of personal greatness. I want to pat this person on the shoulder and mutter comforting words: "Things will get better! You won't always feel so depressed! Cheer up!"

Every now and then I meet someone certain of personal greatness. I want to pat this person on the shoulder and mutter comforting words: “Things will get better! You won’t always feel so depressed! Cheer up!”

What’s so fascinating and frustrating and great about life is that you’re constantly starting over, all the time, and I love that.

What’s so fascinating and frustrating and great about life is that you’re constantly starting over, all the time, and I love that.

Made men don’t make statements. You bigger than that, that’s phony. Want every n***a that rap, from Louisiana to make it. Medication then meditation and elevating to greatness.

Made men don’t make statements. You bigger than that, that’s phony. Want every n***a that rap, from Louisiana to make it. Medication then meditation and elevating to greatness.

Not the stars, not the farthest solar systems, not the millions of different species of animal life, but the child is the greatest of God's creations.

Not the stars, not the farthest solar systems, not the millions of different species of animal life, but the child is the greatest of God’s creations.

“So this guy,” I said, standing in the doorway of the living room. “François Rabelais. He was this poet. And his last words were ‘I go to seek a Great Perhaps.’ That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.”

“So this guy,” I said, standing in the doorway of the living room. “François Rabelais. He was this poet. And his last words were ‘I go to seek a Great Perhaps.’ That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.”

I pray that God would push you also into greatness, he will guide your steps as you walk in favour and you would have Success all around. Today is gonna be a good day my friend. Good morning.

I pray that God would push you also into greatness, he will guide your steps as you walk in favour and you would have Success all around. Today is gonna be a good day my friend. Good morning.

Today is a great day that the Lord has made, rejoice, go out and enjoy the amazing and bountiful harvest prepared for you. Good morning.

Today is a great day that the Lord has made, rejoice, go out and enjoy the amazing and bountiful harvest prepared for you. Good morning.

Don’t believe the hype. I don’t care how many number ones you have at the box office, I don’t care how much they say you’re great, don’t believe it. Just stay in your lane and do what you’re supposed to do.

Don’t believe the hype. I don’t care how many number ones you have at the box office, I don’t care how much they say you’re great, don’t believe it. Just stay in your lane and do what you’re supposed to do.

I suppose that each of us may have a great moment in our life, a month, a week a year, when we are most fully what we are meant to be.

I suppose that each of us may have a great moment in our life, a month, a week a year, when we are most fully what we are meant to be.

We can do some f**king great things tonight, you guys. Follow me. Walk with me out onto that field. And when you do, you will f**king put your ass out, and you raise your f**king head up.

We can do some f**king great things tonight, you guys. Follow me. Walk with me out onto that field. And when you do, you will f**king put your ass out, and you raise your f**king head up.

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Amra conducted research on the quotes with the assistance of Annabele.

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