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Quote : "He who joins battle with the great sheds his own blood."

Quote : "If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island, cut off from other lands, but a continent, that joins to them."

Quote : "The makers of fortunes have a second love of money as a creation of their own."

Quote : "Great spirits, and great business, do keep out this weak passion...love."

Quote : "They are but beggars that can count their worth."

Quote : "Great floods have flown
From simple sources, and great seas have dried
When miracles have by the greatest been denied."

Quote : "All men, or the larger number of them, who have performed great deeds in the world, and excelled all others in their day, have had their birth and beginning in baseness and obscurity; or have been aggrieved by Fortune in some outrageous way."

Quote : "The great can well dispense with friendship's train;
But in the day of sorrow and disgrace, They come for pity to their friends again."

Quote : "If he be thankful for small benefits, it shows that he weighs men's minds, and not their trash."

Quote : "A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches"

Quote : "A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatnes"

Quote : "Never will he be called great among the wise,
Who to the truly great their name denies."

Quote : "No reliance can be placed on the friendship of princes, nor must we plume ourselves on the sweet voices of children, since that is changed by a caprice, and these by a single slumber."

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