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Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

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Great is advertisement! 'tis almost fate;
But, little mushroom-men, of puff-ball fame.
Ah, do you dream to read more

Great is advertisement! 'tis almost fate;
But, little mushroom-men, of puff-ball fame.
Ah, do you dream to be mistaken great
And to be really great are just the same?

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That man is great, and he alone,
Who serves a greatness not his own,
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That man is great, and he alone,
Who serves a greatness not his own,
For neither praise nor pelf:
Content to know and be unknown:
Whole in himself.

by Lord Lytton Found in: Greatness Quotes,
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Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

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For he that once is good, is ever great.

For he that once is good, is ever great.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Greatness Quotes,
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That man scorches with his brightness, who overpowers inferior
capacities, yet he shall be revered when dead.
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That man scorches with his brightness, who overpowers inferior
capacities, yet he shall be revered when dead.
[Lat., Urit enim fulgore suo qui praegravat artes
Intra se positas; extinctus amabitur idem.]

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Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.

Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way.

by Truman Capote Found in: Greatness Quotes,
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To be great is to be misunderstood.

To be great is to be misunderstood.

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No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.

No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.

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