Before I was ever in my teens, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. My goal was to be the greatest athlete that ever lived.

I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.

"The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall."

“The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.”

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.

Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.

Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth.

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.