"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
"There are 3 things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self."
"Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
"The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart."
"At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time."
a few quotes about greatness which have recently held my attention,
"Greatness is the courage to accept the pain and succeed because of it."
"Greatness is accepting weaknesses & turning them into strengths."
"Greatness is passion & performance put together in one moment."