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Renown Quotes
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"The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession."
-Sallust
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"Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote."
-Edward Young
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"To set the cause above renown."
-Henry Newbolt
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"May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this -when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown."
-Homer
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"...the glorious memory of brave men is continually renewed; the fame of those who have performed any noble deed is never allowed to die; and the renown of those who have done good service to their country becomes a matter of common knowledge to the multitude, and part of the heritage of posterity."
-Polybius
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"NOTORIETY, n. The fame of one's competitor for public honors. The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity. A Jacob's-ladder leading to the vaudeville stage, with angels ascending and descending."
-Ambrose Bierce
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"I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown."
-Homer
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