When I was 17, I thought beauty from the outside was worth everything. As a 21 year old man, beauty on the outside is nothing more than vanity that loses value over time. It's the beauty inside that lasts a lifetime. Eventually, a boy better learn to grow up if he ever wants to be a man.
Greatness is more individual than it is public. You MUST believe in yourself and the path God has set out for you in order to be Great. The mind is so powerful, that most people fear success and are afraid to be successful because they don't think they're good enough to be successful. Well if you don't believe in yourself, how can you expect others to believe in you? You have to believe you can...