To forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is not greatness?
Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
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Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
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Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
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There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.