8 Virtues You Must Have For Greatness

The dreams and desires of almost everyone  is to be successful, and to live a great life. But then what makes a person great? A look into the lives of everyone who is truly great, both living and the dead, will us to find that they all possess these qualities; love, learning, forgiveness, thrift and industry, gratitude, optimism, and faith among others. The importance of these qualities in the life of an individual can be clearly seen in the way all religions of the earth emphasize them, and admonish their followers to possess the qualities.

If you want to live your greatest life, then you must strive to possess these 8 virtues:

 1. Love

“Love is the only force that can erase the differences between people or bridge the chasms of bitterness.”

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

2. Honesty

“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”

“Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.”

 3. Learning

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.”

“The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”….See Full list here.

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4 thoughts on “8 Virtues You Must Have For Greatness”

  1. so true! I believe that its is the combination of all these values which really help with our path to greatness. Having only one or two of these qualities isn’t enough.

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