Men seek to be great;...
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men seek to be great;
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men seek to be great; they would have offices, wealth, power, and fame. They think that to be great is to possess one side of nature,--the sweet, without the other side,--the bitter.

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