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Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

The great must submit to the dominion of prudence and of virtue, or none will long submit to the dominion of the great.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

Sighing that Nature formed but one such man, and broke the die.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

What millions died that Caesar might be great?

Author: Joseph Campell

Profession:

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.

Author: Alexis Carrel (1873-1944)

Profession: French Biologist

I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.

Author: Ray Charles (1930)

Profession: American Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

Great and good are seldom the same man.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately.

Author: Frank Dane

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