William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare, (1564-1616) Playwright

William Shakespeare Quote

“The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.”

William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
~ William Shakespeare

Ratings and Comments

healthnut15, wake county

i think that is a great quote. very insightful indeed.

Joe, Rochester, MI

The powerful are seldom remorseful.

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EGL, LA    6/6/07

WS for wisdom and vocabulary-disjoin is such a great verb.

E Archer, NYC


Patrick Henry, Red Hill

The most certain measure of the greatness of any who are truly great is their unwillingness to pursue the acquisition of power as an objective in itself.

They, alone, are constitutionally capable of possessing and exercising power in a principled, constrained and continent manner.

Jesse porter, mitchell

Power tends to abuse. Greatness is a mantel readily donned and rarely earned.


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