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How Great You Are Quotes


"Greatness is not a measure of how great you are but how great others came to be because of you" - Cus D'Amato

"How are you going to do great things if you are not committed to your work." - Deacon Jones

"I don't even think you know how great you really are. I believe in you." - Dick Vermeil

"It's not how much or how little you have that makes you great or small, but how much or how little you are with what you have." - Samson Raphael Hirsch

"No matter how great you are, the next great one is already sitting there waiting to take your place." - Joe Theismann

"Success is mostly driven by how badly you want something and how well you partner with other great people. It has to do with how hungry you are." - Kat Cole

"The horse is a great equalizer, he doesn't care how good looking you are, or how rich you are or how powerful you are- he takes you for how you make him feel." - Buck Brannaman

"It's hard for young people to understand when you tell them how great relationships are." - Robert Englund

"you have to be very careful when you give to others that you don't tell them how great you are rather than how much you value them." - Merle Shain

"There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet." - Randy Pausch

"My god how gentle you are with me in spite of my great ignorance and how merciful You are with me in spite of my ugly deeds" - Ibn Ata Allah

"Do you know what the difference is between PR and advertising? Advertising is when you say how great you are. PR is when other people say how great you are. PR is better." - Guy Kawasaki

"Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have." - Oprah Winfrey

"Why waste time proving over and over how great you are, when you could be getting better?" - Carol S. Dweck

"You are holy, great and mighty, the moon and the stars DECLARE who You are...I'm so unworthy, but still You love me, forever my heart will sing of how great You are!" - Phil Wickham

"One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are." - Edith Wharton

"Tell me again how great you are, asshole. Nothing like a steel enema to ruin even your best day. (Fang)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I'm a great believer that, if you know how to operate in Africa, there are unbelievable opportunities." - Nicky Oppenheimer

"Great people are not people who have never fallen down. Greatness has to do with how you get back up." - Marianne Williamson

"Mistakes are part of the game. It's how well you recover from them, that's the mark of a great player." - Alice Cooper

"If we habitually focus on how to improve things that are already great, can you see how this spirit can transform ourselves, our organizations, families and communities?" - Tony Robbins

"You are not to inquire how your trade may be increased, nor how you are to become a great and powerful people, but how your liberties can be secured; for liberty ought to be the direct end of your government." - Patrick Henry

"How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great!" - Thomas Gray

"As you put your sights on your goals - no matter how great and compelling they are - as you look into the distance, do' forget what is right in front of you today. No matter how great your dreams, no matter how great your destiny, the biggest thing you can do in any day is a small act of kindness." - Cory Booker

"As you put your sights on your goals - no matter how great and compelling they are - as you look into the distance, don't forget what is right in front of you today. No matter how great your dreams, no matter how great your destiny, the biggest thing you can do in any day is a small act of kindness." - Cory Booker

"You are good, You are great, You are amazing" - Austin Carlile

"The issue is: how do you engage the audience? And one of the things I talk to our communicators about is: The outline is great; the stories are great. But how do you engage them? How do you make it feel like we are on a journey, not you are just up there giving me information." - Andy Stanley

"You can't be great at everything, but you are world-class at something. Go. Figure out what that is. It's how you win." - Josh Linkner

"When you are playing a part like that where you have traveled - you begin to think, God what a great life. Independent, living alone and how dramatic." - Lauren Bacall

"How great in number are the little minded men" - Plautus

"How great in number are the little minded men." - Plautus

"At some point you have to own up to how great you are, how beautiful you are, to how much inner dignity and potential you have. Drop complaining about what other people didn't give you or do for you, or how they mistreated you. Take repossession of your Self and you will rise to a level of greatness that has been yours all along." - Michael Beckwith

"At some point you have to own up to how great you are, how beautiful you are, to how much inner dignity and potential you have. Drop complaining about what other people did' give you or do for you, or how they mistreated you. Take repossession of your Self and you will rise to a level of greatness that has been yours all along." - Michael Beckwith

"How aware you are is how alive you are." - Jaggi Vasudev

"You learn from music, from watching great athletes at work - how disciplined they are, how they move. You learn these things by watching a shortstop at work, how he concentrates on one thing at a time. You learn from classic music, from the blues and jazz, from bluegrass. From all this, you learn how to sustain a great line without bringing in unnecessary words." - Ernest Gaines

" isn't foolish or wicked to enjoy. Wickedness is hurting people on purpose. I love what you are and who you are and how you are. You give me great joy. And you make horrible coffee." - John D Macdonald

"I'm going to show you how great I am!" - Muhammad Ali

"I'm gonna show you how great I am." - Muhammad Ali

"I'm gonna show you how great I am." - Muhammad Ali

"I'm gonna show you how great I am." - Muhammad Ali

"Accept and acknowledge your own brilliance. Stop waiting for others to tell you how great you are! Believe it for yourself and about yourself." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance." - Natalie Portman

"When you grow up as the daughters of George and Laura Bush, you develop a special appreciation for how blessed we are to live in this great country." - Jenna Bush

"Of course, there will be few people who are sympathetic but you don't become a great team overnight, no matter how much money you have at your disposal." - Frank Lampard

"The key in mastering any kind of sales is switching statements about you and how great you are and what you do, to statements about them, and how great they are and how they will produce more and profit more from ownership of your product or service." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"We want to tell people how great Islam is yet we are not great Muslims." - Tariq Ramadan

"Hillary Clinton comes out and said, we love our allies, we think our allies are great. Well, it's awfully hard to get them to pay up when you have somebody saying we think how great they are." - Donald Trump

"You are so much more than you are in this moment; you never know how great you can be. Don't give up on you, I didn't give up on me." - Angel Haze

"The great thing about acting is the longer you do it, the more you realize that all those realities are inside you. No matter how crazy they are, you can pretend that they are a part of you. The great thing about this job is you get to play with every aspect of your id and who you are." - Matthew Lillard

"The longer you are in acting business, the more you cherish the times when you're working with people that do great work, and can figure out how to enjoy themselves while they're doing the great work." - Scott Bakula

"You know, the bigger you get and the more success you have, the more people you can fill your house with to tell you how great you are. You can do that." - Lara Flynn Boyle

"Know that you are dominate." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose." - Wilma Rudolph

"This is what you are here for: to glorify God and enjoy Him thoroughly and forever, telling the universe how great God is." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The great thing about change, is that it absolutely, positively, always means things are going to get even better. Even when you don't know how." - Mike Dooley

"I cannot do business. I cannot sit and say, 'How are you, the weather's great, how's your golf?' I'm like a bull in a china shop." - Cilla Black

"Do you know how powerful you are?" - Puff Daddy

"Some people are more talented than others. Some are more educationally privileged than others. But we all have the capacity to be great. Greatness comes with recognizing that your potential is limited only by how you choose, how you use your freedom, how resolute you are, in short, by your attitude. And we are all free to choose our attitude." - Peter Koestenbaum

"I try to think about positive things - how great my form is, how my arms are swinging, my breathing, how loud people are cheering. My sports psychologist taught me there are a million things telling you you can't keep going, but if you find the things that say you can, you're golden." - Kara Goucher

"If you are willing, great things are possible to you." - Grenville Kleiser

"When you're talkin' about a great man, you're not talking more than one person. It's not about how many people are followin' you, it's about the fact that you're a great man, that's all it's about." - Wyclef Jean

"I never was Carrie Bradshaw, but imagine how great it was to be told, "You are obligated to kiss all these men, to dress like that, and to carry on like that!" They were great guys, too." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"You're not going to become a great manager overnight. You're not going to become a great public speaker or figure out how to raise money. These are the things you want to start the clock on as early as possible." - Drew Houston

"The moment anyone tries to demean or degrade you in any way, you have to know how great you are. Nobody would bother to beat you down if you were not a threat." - Cicely Tyson

"If you meditate regularly, even when you don't feel like it, you will make great gains, for it will allow you to see how your thoughts impose limits on you. Your resistances to meditation are your mental prisons in miniature." - Ram Dass

"What happens when you let go, when your strength leaves you and you sink into darkness, when there's nothing that you or anyone else can do, no matter how desperate you are, no matter how you try? Perhaps it's then, when you have neither pride nor power, that you are saved, brought to an unimaginably great reward." - Mark Halperin

"When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are." - Cary Grant

"My mom always tells me that... Nobody is going to remember you for the great basketball player you are but they will remember you for the character you have off the court and how many lives you're changed." - Isaiah Austin

"Being snubbed is not always a bad thing at awards shows because you end up getting a lot of people coming up to you and telling you how great you are." - Amy Poehler

"In the great scheme of things, what matters is not how long you live but why you live, what you stand for and what you are willing to die for." - Paul Watson

"Stand on the stage in front of 15 people or 15,000. Have them look up to you and tell you how wonderful you are, and if you don't think that's a great feeling, okay, then you're unlike me." - Richie Sambora

"Progo,' Meg asked. 'You memorized the names of all the stars - how many are there?' How many? Great heavens, earthling. I haven't the faintest idea.' But you said your last assignment was to memorize the names of all of them.' I did. All the stars in all the galaxies. And that's a great many.' But how many?' What difference does it make? I know their names. I don't know how many there are. It's their names that matter." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Age is how we determine how valuable you are." - Jane Elliott

"Age is how we determine how valuable you are." - Jane Elliot

"Happy songs are very difficult to write. How many truly great upbeat songs are there?" - Natalie Imbruglia

"Let us consider how great a commodity of doctrine exists in books; how easily, how secretly, how safely they expose the nakedness of human ignorance without putting it to shame. These are the masters who instruct us without rods and ferules, without hard words and anger, without clothes or money. If you approach them, they are not asleep; if investigating you interrogate them, they conceal nothing; if you mistake them, they never grumble; if you are ignorant, they cannot laugh at you." - Richard de Bury

"A captured pirate was brought before Alexander the Great. "How dare you molest the sea?" asked Alexander. "How dare you molest the whole world?" the pirate replied, and continued: "Because I do it with a little ship only, I am called a thief; you, doing it with a great navy, are called an emperor." - Noam Chomsky

"What's been great about the human race gives you a sense of how great you might get, how far you can reach." - Jerry Garcia

"Success is a learnable skill. You can learn to succeed at anything. If you want to be a great golfer, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be a great piano player, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be truly happy, you can learn how to do it. If you want to be rich, you can learn how to do it. It doesn't matter where you are right now. It doesn't matter where you're starting from. What matters is that you are willing to learn." - T Harv Eker

"Theater roles are written by the great masters. The greatest literature that you can possibly know are the theater roles like King Lear, Hamlet, and all of those great roles. So all you do is you dive into these unchallenged roles and see how far you can get, what kind of accolades you can get, and how good you can be in them. In movie roles, you can actually improve them by knowing a lot about your own stage technique, which helps a great deal in the cinema and how you can project inner humor even though the particular dialogue is not necessarily funny, but you can infuse it with humor." - Christopher Plummer

"I'd forgotten how exuberant you are" - Stephenie Meyer

"Realize how good you really are." - Og Mandino

"Never forget how beautiful you are." - Gerard Way

"Don't underestimate how fine you are." - Laura Schlessinger

"You are a real champion. You talk a lot over the past six months and it is going to be great to show you inside the ring how it is better to resolve wars. Let's talk in the office." - Vitali Klitschko

"No matter how cold you are or how hungry you are, you might be warm tomorrow." - Ben Schnetzer

"You can always speak with great authority on how well you played today, but never on how you'll play tomorrow." - Gary Player

"When you are happy you can forgive a great deal." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"When you are happy you can forgive a great deal." - Princess Diana

"The really great people are the ones who know how to make the little people feel great." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"There are no great men, just great circumstances, and how they handle those circumstances will determine the outcome of history." - William Halsey

"Like I always say, it's not how many great plays you make; it's how few bad ones you make. I know fans, and even some losing coaches, are enamored with long pass completions or the great run plays, but that doesn't offset the interception or the fumble." - Jimmy Johnson

"I don't see how people are comfortable with seeing other people be great. You can be happy for anybody, but what is your excuse to not want to be great? These people are great because they just say, 'I'ma do that,' and they do it. That's it. There's no scientifical process." - Kevin Hart

"A great song will say how you feel better than you ever could." - Taylor Swift

"I know how to win. You can't win unless you have a great temperament." - Donald Trump

"You, gentlemen, are in need of great upheavals; we are in need of Great Russia." - Pyotr Stolypin

"When you are on a major record label, you're just forced to think big. You are forced to think about things like "how many radio spins did we get this week?" or "how many albums did we sell across the country. Being independent, you are just focused on the city that you are playing in tonight. How many people can I meet and become friends with tonight. That's one of the great things about being an independent artist." - Graham Colton

"People whose lives are upside down often read fiction. When you're not sure where you'll end up or how you are going to be, and you're looking for some way forward, fiction is a great friend." - Anne Enright

"Glasses are not only functional but can be a great way to express yourself and to change your look. As frames around your eyes, glasses are perhaps one of the most important aspects of how you style yourself." - Kylie Minogue

"I don't like making my job easier. How are you accomplishing anything if there's no struggle? If I have to create a struggle that doesn't exist, I'll do that. Time and money constraints are a great way to do it." - Jack White

"Even when things are stable, that's not easy [to work in Africa] because there are not roads, and the weather is tough, the education system hasn't been there. But this is how you get great countries, is step by step." - Bill Gates

"You all know how powerful and varied are the effects of which steam engines are capable; with them has really begun the great development of industry which has characterised our century before all others." - Hermann Von Helmholtz

"Dissolution and custody matters are the great equalizers. Having done this for a while, you do realize that everybody has the same issues. It doesn't matter how much money you have or how much power you have, you are always afraid you're never going to see your child." - Laura Wasser

"Oh, Vanity of vanities! How wayward the decrees of Fate are; How very weak the very wise, How very small the very great are!" - William Makepeace Thackeray

"If you go out there and start making noise and making sales - people will find you. Sales cure all. You can talk about how great your business plan is and how well you are going to do. You can make up your own opinions, but you cannot make up your own facts. Sales cure all." - Daymond John

"How monotonously alike all the great tyrants and conquerors have been: how gloriously different are the saints." - C S Lewis

"Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent." - Jan Peter Balkenende

"And bed, he thought. Bed is my friend. Just bed, he thought. Bed will be a great thing. It is easy when you are beaten, he thought. I never knew how easy it was. And what beat you, the thought." - Ernest Hemingway

"You can use the internet in a way that's actually really great. It doesn't have to be about how amazing you are, or "Come watch my show!," or "Look what I'm wearing today." It doesn't have to be narcissistic." - Alexander Skarsgard

"It would be nice if you as journalists - there are some books that explain the painting [ of Guadalupe] what it is like, the significance, and that is how you can understand better this great and beautiful people." - Pope Francis

"If you're not passionate about your genre, your subject, it won't work no matter how much you know. But if you are, you'll write a great story even if your knowledge of the subject is sketchy." - Marcia Clark

"I've always tried to live in the future and think about things and how to make things better. If you have great-grandchildren around, and their pictures are looking at you, well, that's the future." - George P Shultz

"I've found that good dialogue tells you not only what people are saying or how they're communicating but it tells you a great deal - by dialect and tone, content and circumstance - about the quality of the character." - E O Wilson

"I care not how worldly you may be: there are times when all distinctions seem like dust, and when at the graves of the great you dream of a coming country, where your proudest hopes shall be dimmed forever." - Donald G Mitchell

"Instead of showing up to let everyone know how great we are, show up to find out how great everyone else is." - Simon Sinek

"Isn't it interesting how the sounds are the same for an awful nightmare and great sex?" - Rue Mcclanahan

"No one will laugh at how great things are for somebody." - Harold Ramis

"How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens." - Alexander The Great

"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete." - C S Lewis

"'SNL' is one of those jobs where you are constantly reminded of how lucky you are and that you get to meet some of these people whose work you enjoy. Then you get to meet them, and they are just wonderful people. It turns out wonderfully, and you have a great conversation." - Bobby Moynihan

"Every great accomplishment starts with a first step. No matter how big your goals are. No matter how great your plans are. No matter how immense your dreams are. It all begins with a single step. Take that step today!" - Clifton Anderson

"It is not how old you are, but how you are old." - Marie Dressler

"It's not how smart you are that matters, what really counts is how you are smart." - Howard Gardner

"How are you coming into the effect? How are you getting out?" - Dai Vernon

"It is not how tall you are, it is how GOOD you are." - Marv Dunphy

"It's not so much about how good a player you are, its how cool you are." - Slash

"It is not how old you are, but how you are old." - Jules Renard

"No matter how widely spread out the films are, how different, you still are you." - Ang Lee

"It seems to me that at 19 or 20, a young man is burning to be great at something. I was. You have a vision that's beyond the neighborhood. You want to make a mark while you're alive. You don't know exactly your future, but you want to be great at it. And greatness is an important word. And you dare not tell anybody how extreme and how burning are your visions, because you don't want anybody to mess with them" - Art Garfunkel

"See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse." - Seneca the Younger

"See how many are better off than you are, but consider how many are worse." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"You need to have dignity towards how you are, how you dress, how you behave. Very important." - Miuccia Prada

"You can't make everybody love what you do, but you can know how great you feel doing it." - Michael Bolton

"How many of you text message? It's a great way of not communicating." - Greg Giraldo

"No matter how great your wisdom, you can still make a fool of yourself." - James Cook

"Louis [C.K.] is great. But I don't know how many you could do." - Norm Macdonald

"Knowing how bad you could be is a great encouragement to being good." - Terry Pratchett

"No trouble, no matter how great the trouble is, should prevent you from praying." - T. B. Joshua

"You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance." - Wallis Simpson

"If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia." - Robert Frost

"You always recognize great champions... how they come back from a loss." - Georges St-Pierre

"Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe." - Mitch Albom

"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?" - Satchel Paige

"If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" - T S Eliot

"You are part of our Great British family." - Boris Johnson

"Awards are great, but they're not who you are, and pop culture isn't who you are." - Mary Grandpre

"Exercise is a great leveler. It doesn't matter how rich you are, you can't just buy your way into a great body. You have to do the work. I find that comforting. It's one of the few things in life where we're all on a level playing field." - Vinnie Tortorich

"When you talk about war on poverty it doesn't mean very much; but if you can show to some degree this sort of thing then you can show a great deal more of how people are living and a very great percentage of our people today." - Ben Shahn

"If you are having trouble making a chord, get a book, that is how I learned. There are guitar tuning apps so you can tune your guitar, and just learn how to play along with your records. And it's great to be able to play along with another musician. That is like trial by fire." - Joan Jett

"When you are starting out, each great writer gives you specific forms of permission. Michael Ondaatje's work taught me how to be at home in fragments, and how to think about a big story in carefully curated vignettes. All his books were odd, all of them 'unfinished' the way Chopin's 'Etudes' are unfinished: no wasted gestures, no unnecessary notes." - Teju Cole



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