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Greatness

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one. – Aristotle.


As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser. - Plato.


But the greatest thing by far is to have a command of metaphor. This alone cannot be imparted by another; it is the mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances. – Aristotle.


Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! – Anne Frank.


How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway...and you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness! – Anne Frank.


Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. – Anne Frank.


Let him that would move the world first move himself. – Socrates.


Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand. - Plato.

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. – Aristotle.


The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile. - Plato.


The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons. – Aristotle.


Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others. - Plato.


To entrust to chance what is greatest and most noble would be a very defective arrangement. – Aristotle.


We have many reasons to hope for great happiness, but…we have to earn it. And that's something you can't achieve by taking the easy way out. – Anne Frank.


We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue. - Plato.



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