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11 Powerful Greatness Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected greatness quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

A small man stands on others. A great man stands on God.
John Mason, Believe You Can
A strong person cannot help a weaker person unless that weaker person really wants to be helped, and even then, the weaker person must become strong himself. He must, by his own efforts, develop the strength that he admires in another.
Bob Proctor, The Art of Living
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the in being able to remake ourselves.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your power. Pray for power equal to your tasks.
Phillips Brook, Believe You Can
It is always a bumpy, uphill road that leads to heights of greatness.
John Mason, Believe You Can
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, and disciplined.
Harry Emerson, The ABCs of Success
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert Kennedy, The ABCs of Success
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Maximum Achievement
The high achievers, the persons you admire, are those individuals who opened their gifts. These winners have more gifts because they claimed them, took them out of the wrapping, and used them.
Price Pritchett, You Squared
We should never settle for anything; we should always seek the best.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
You don't have to work harder; you must work more effectively. You must learn to make your work count.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success


  1. Believe You Can
  2. The Art of Living
  3. The ABCs of Success
  4. Maximum Achievement
  5. You Squared
  6. An Enemy Called Average