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Alexander the Great
(356BC-323BC) born on
Sep 20
Macedonian ruler. The Conqueror of the World forged the largest western empire of ancient world, from Greece to North India.
         
   
F
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

R
I assure you I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
A
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
N
Do you not think it a matter worthy of lamentation that when there is such a vast multitude of them [worlds], we have not yet conquered one?
K
I send you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "20,000 Quips and Quotes" by Evan Esar, 1968.
R: "Life of Alexander," bk. XIV by Plutarch.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: "On the Tranquillity of the Mind," by Plutarch.
K: Letter to King Darius III.
   


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