Josh Irby

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What is greatness to you?

Today’s post is basically a question: What is greatness to you?  Give me your thoughts on facebook or in the comments. Here are a few ideas to get your mind going.

“There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.” William F. Halsey

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

“Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions.” Benjamin Disreali

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” Winston Churchill

“I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.” Lou Holtz

“Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness. . . . For you see, greatness is a measure of one’s spirit, not a result of one’s rank in human affairs.”Sherman Finesilver

“He should sweep streets so well that all the host of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lives a great street-sweeper who did his job well'” Martin Luther King Jr.

“If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.”Horace Mann

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