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They never fail who die in a great cause.
Sacrifice
Lord Byron

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What millions died that Caesar might be great?
Greatness
Joseph Campell

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All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Greatness
Albert Camus

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A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
Stubbornness
Alexander Cannon

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When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favor.
Injustice
Jane Welsh Carlyle

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All great peoples are conservative.
Conservatives
Thomas Carlyle

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Great men are the commissioned guides of mankind, who rule their fellows because they are wiser.
Wisdom
Thomas Carlyle

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Heroism is the divine relation which, in all times, unites a great man to other men.
Heroes and Heroism
Thomas Carlyle

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I don't pretend to understand the Universe -- it's a great deal bigger than I am.
Universe
Thomas Carlyle

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

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No sadder proof can be given of a person's own tiny stature, than their disbelief in great people.
Critics and Criticism
Thomas Carlyle

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Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
Popularity
Thomas Carlyle

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Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
Silence
Thomas Carlyle

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The greatest event for the world is the arrival of a new and wise person.
Wisdom
Thomas Carlyle

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The greatest of all faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Faults
Thomas Carlyle

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The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
History and Historians
Thomas Carlyle

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The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
Churches
Thomas Carlyle

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The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
Civilization
Thomas Carlyle

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No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
Delegation
Andrew Carnegie

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I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity.
Blasphemy
John Le Carre

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Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
Self discovery
Lewis Carroll

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That is happiness: to be dissolved into something complete and great.
Happiness
Willa Cather

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Where there is great love there are always miracles.
Miracles
Willa Cather

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Captivity is the greatest of all evils that can befall one.
Slavery
Miguel De Cervantes

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Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Procrastination
Miguel De Cervantes

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun