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There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.

There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.

There's a pinch of the madman in every great man.

Times of general calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms.

To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.

What makes a nation great is not primarily its great men, but the stature of its innumerable mediocre ones.

What millions died - that Caesar might be great!

You can't shrink your way to greatness!

You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.


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