To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?  —William Makepeace Thackeray

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To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?

WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

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Jo from Washington State MAY 18, 2016
Perfect quote at the right time.

Sandee from osceola MAY 18, 2016
A Wonderful quote!

Muhammad Alwadud from Springfield, VA  MAY 18, 2016
In these times, this quote of Mr Thackeray makes all of us qualified as heroes of endurance.

Dad from Nashville  MAY 18, 2016
Keep fighting son

Sharon from Pittsburgh, PA  MAY 18, 2016
I have experence these things and cone oyt feelung great thru the struggle


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