Marguerite Yourcenar Quote

I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding to that extremity throughout their lives.


Hadrian's Memoirs (ed. 1957)

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I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding...

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I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding...

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I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding...

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I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding...