Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
That is not enough. Sport has been great for me, a great learning place that if you want to achieve you can, even if you are from the poorest part of Africa.
I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s and early '70s.
When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
All great achievements require time.
I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.
Never was anything great achieved without danger.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
One is born to be a great dancer.
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where you're going, and you shouldn't.
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
I've talked about sex a great deal in my music for a great while now. I feel very comfortable with it.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.