Some are born great






Phrases from Shakespeare



Some are born great : Some achieve greatness : And Some have greatness thrust upon them





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From Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, 1601:

Malvalio:

In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.

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