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Great men are little men expanded; great lives are ordinary lives intensified. -Peterson, Wilferd A.
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer –the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power. Taylor, A. J. P. quotes
Great men are not always wise. -Bible
Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time. -Smith, Sydney
“Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts rule the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Good sense travels on the well-worn paths; genius, never. And that is why the crowd, not altogether without reason, is so ready to treat great men as lunatics.” Cesare Lombroso quotes
Small men think they are small; great men never know they are great.-Chinese proverb