April 7, 2015

Of Great Men In Antiquity


In general, the great men of antiquity have been poor. Today, everyone fails on that point: one cannot live on little.
As for myself, a great heart in a small house is always what has touched me the most here on earth.

~Lacordaire (1802-1861)

Does that mean it's hard to come by great men in our current society anymore?

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