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That man scorches with his brightness, who overpowers inferior capacities, yet he shall be revered when dead. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

We have not the love of greatness, but the love of the love of greatness. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

So let his name through Europe ring! A man of mean estate, Who dies as firm as Sparta's king, Because his soul was great. (Quote by - Sir Francis Hastings Doyle)

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. (Quote by - Ella Wheeler Wilcox)

The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an Empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of optimism, pride, hardness and cunning. But all these things will be forgiven him, indeed they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. (Quote by - Charles de Gaulle)

People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it. (Quote by - Jane Porter)

Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately. (Quote by - Frank Dane)

A great man is always willing to be little. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The highest and most lofty trees have the most reason to dread the thunder. (Quote by - Charles Rollin)

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. (Quote by - Lewis Mumford)

Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment. (Quote by - Paul Tsongas)

No man ever yet became great by imitation. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility. (Quote by - Abu Bakr)

There's a greatness in this country many of the kids today don't know. (Quote by - Jack Scalia)

A white wall is the fool's paper. (Quote by - French proverb)

Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended. (Quote by - Lactantius)

France cannot be France without greatness. (Quote by - Charles de Gaulle)

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

It is strange I see all the privileges and greatness of the future It already looks grand, beautiful Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully. (Quote by - Thomas Starr King)

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Great men are rarely isolated mountain- peaks; they are the summits of ranges. (Quote by - Thomas W. Higginson)

Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

All great men come out of the middle classes. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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