"Great and good are seldom the same man."
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"The price of greatness is responsibility."
"Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends."
"Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately."
"He's the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth, Vermont. [On Calvin Coolidge]"
"It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations."
"Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions."
"A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation."
"No great man ever complains of want of opportunity."
"Not he is great who can alter matter, but he who can alter my state of mind."
"The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough."
"The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later."
"The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood."
"To be great is to be misunderstood."
"A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man."
"He is great who is what he is from nature, and who never reminds us of others."
"No great thing is created suddenly."
"There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous."
"The essence of greatness is neglect of the self."
"It's not what you take but what you leave behind that defines greatness."
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