No one ever became great by imitation.
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- The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.
- Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
- Sir, he was dull in company, dull in his closet, dull everywhere. He was dull in a new way, and that made many people think him great.
- The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
- He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
- Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.