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Cardinal Mazarin was a great knave, but no great man; much more cunning than able; scandalously false and dirtily greedy.
I count him a great man who inhabits a higher sphere of thought, into which other men rise with labor and difficulty; he has but t ...
Nature never sends a great man onto the planet, without confiding the secret to another soul.
Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with great ...
Mr. James Joyce is a great man who is entirely without taste.
A great man always considers the timing before he acts.
A great man knows when to yield and when not.
How shall we praise the magnificence of the dead,
The great man humbled, the haughty brought to dust?
There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, an ...
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and ...
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