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The masses are mediocre; the multitudes are great.
Among the many reasons for calling a book “great,” the worst is that we believe that the book is still “useful.”
The greatness of this thinker has been recognized. Everyone repeats their phrases without the slightest thought as to their meaning.
What a shame, though, that great thinkers are often terrible writers.
The biography of all great musicians can be summed up in a sentence.
Anyone who holds that artists need freedom to achieve greatness is in apparent ignorance of why Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel.
Madness stalks the great. Misery haunts the wise.