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Quote from William Makepeace Thackeray,

"To endure is greater than to dare;
to tire out hostile fortune;
to be daunted by no difficulty;
to keep heart when all have lost it;
to go through intrigue spotless;
to forgo even ambition when the end is gained
-- who can say this is not greatness?"


William Makepeace Thackeray (more quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray or books by/about William Makepeace Thackeray)

(1811-1863) Anglo-Indian novelist


Character, Conscience, Courage, Tolerance, Wisdom


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