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It is the privilege of greatness to give great enjoyment with trifling gifts.
Possessed he is with greatness,
And speaks not to himself but with a pride
That quarrels at self-breath.
Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his dwelling! I would lay my case before him, and fill my mouth ...
It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
The first element of greatness is fundamental humbleness (this should not be confused with servility); the second is freedom from ...
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 ...
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
Know from this the world's a snare,
How that greatness is but care,
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Where from their pulpits sealed with dust
They preach: 'In greatness is no trust'.
God ordains that beggars should beg for greatness, as for all else, when greatness shines out of them, and they don't know it.
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