Alexander the Great Quote

For my part, I assure you, I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.


Quoted by Plutarch in Life of Alexander from Plutarch's Lives as translated by John Dryden (1683)

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For my part, I assure you, I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

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For my part, I assure you, I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

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For my part, I assure you, I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.

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For my part, I assure you, I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.