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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.
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.

I assure you I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
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?
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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