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Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time
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"Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time"

- Sydney Smith

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This quote by Sydney Smith speaks to the power of great men and women to have a positive effect on the world. He suggests that these individuals have the ability to raise the lives of those around them, and to motivate others to greatness. By their example, they can highlight the very best in those around them, and produce a culture of quality. This is especially true of those in positions of power, who can use their influence to create favorable modification. Smith's quote likewise speaks to the idea that terrific individuals can have a lasting influence on their society, even after they are gone. Their tradition can live on in the type of laws, organizations, and values that they have helped to form. In this way, they can continue to motivate and uplift those who follow them.

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Sydney Smith This quote is written / told by Sydney Smith between June 3, 1771 and February 22, 1845. He was a famous Clergyman from England. The author also have 32 other quotes.

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