These 60 inspirational greatness quotes, we believe that you can inspire greatness yourself.

1. “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” ― William Shakespeare

2. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ― Albert Einstein

3. “You can’t cost-cut your way to greatness.” ― Ruth Porat

4. “To be great is to be misunderstood.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. “Great leaders can see the greatness in others when they can’t see it themselves and lead them to their highest potential they don’t even know.” ― Roy T. Bennett

6. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” ― Mario Puzo

7. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” — Dwayne Johnson

8. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” — Winston Churchill

9. “To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.” — François de La Rochefoucauld

10. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” — Michael Jordan

11. “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” —Theodore Roosevelt

12. “You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” — Zig Ziglar

13. “No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.” — William Hazlitt

14. “Discover the traits that makes you great and develop those to become all you can be.” — Demond Jackson

15. “The seeds of greatness are ideas you learn from people who’ve been great in their service to others.” — Denis Waitley

16. “Greatness is attainable. Greatness is multiple small achievements built over a period of time.” — Lee David Daniels

17. “Nothing can hold you back from your great desires, dreams and aspirations as fear of failure.” — Donald Allen

18. “Overcome your fear of failure, so it doesn’t stop you from achieving greatness.” — Matthew Turner

19. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

20. “We become what we expect to become. Greatness can be achieved only if we expect it from ourselves and from others!” — James Ericson

21. “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca

22. “Desiderata’ is one good example of a poem which will provide you with inspiration to achieve greatness in life.” — Ashley Rosebloom

23. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey

24. “Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness.” — Bill McCartney

25. “If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?” — Lee Strasberg

26. “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

27. “There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.” —Leo Tolstoy

28. “The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.” — Isaac Bashevis Singer

29. “The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.” — Simone Weil

30. “True greatness consists in being great in little things.” — Charles Simmons

31. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” — Malcolm Forbes

32. “It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen DeGeneres

33. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy

34. “When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” – Eloise Ristad

35. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

36. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” – Lebron James

37. “Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you’re not innovating enough.” – Elon Musk

38. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

39. “You are not the only one who has failed. Many others have lost. In fact, some of them have managed to do great things because of their share of failures and losses.” – Jeffrey Lehman

40. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

41. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” — Napoleon Hill

42. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” — Henry Ford

43. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is to not taking risks.” — Mark Zuckerberg

44. “Victory has a hundred fathers, but failure is an orphan.” — John F. Kennedy

45. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

46. “In any case, you must not confuse a single failure with a final defeat.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald

47. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” — James Cameron

48. “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” ― Elbert Hubbard

49. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” — Beverly Sills

50. “There is no failure. Only feedback.” — Robert Allen

51. “To achieve great things we must live as if we were never going to die.” — Marquis de Vauvenargues

52. “If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer.” —Alan Lewis

53. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ― Nelson Mandela

54. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ― Dale Carnegie

55. “If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” ―Jesse Jackson

56. “Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ― Conrad Hilton

57. “Giving up is the only sure way to fail.” ― Gena Showalter

58. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” ― Vince Lombardi

59. “It’s perseverance that’s the key. It’s persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.” – Lynn Davies

60. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein