"Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down."
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"A great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time."
"Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice."
"He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great."
"No one ever became great by imitation."
"The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little."
"A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less."
"Neither wealth or greatness render us happy."
"To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die."
"Great men always pay deference to greater."
"I want to be great, something special."
"It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires."
"Let us never forget that the greatest man is never more than an animal disguised as a god."
"Nobody's ever the greatest anything."
"The first step toward greatness is to be honest."
"The greatest men of a nation are those it puts to death."
"Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness."
"A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort."
"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude."
"It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god."
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