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The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes
The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be
No flowery road leads to glory
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability
To a father who loves his children victor has no charms. When the heart speaks, glory itself is an illusion
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow
The love of glory gives an immense stimulus
He knows that the man is overcome ingloriously, who is overcome without danger
Where is it now, the glory and the dream?

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