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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+3
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797+1
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
American poet 1887-1972+1
War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-1896+1
What makes saintliness in my view, as distinguished from ordinary goodness, is a certain quality of magnanimity and greatness of soul that brings life within the circle of the heroic.
American writer 1842-19140
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
English statesman 1874-19650
Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.
Persian poet and literary of the medieval period0
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
American philosopher 1842-1910-1
As there is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it, so reasonable arguments, challenges to magnanimity, and appeals to sympathy or justice, are folly when we are dealing with human crocodiles and boa-constrictors.
English statesman 1874-1965-2
In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.
English writer 1882-1941-2
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.