Søren Kierkegaard about greatness (“Fear and Trembling”, 1843) - For it is not what happens to me that makes me great, but it is what I do, and there is surely no one who thinks that a man became great because he won the great prize in the lottery.
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For it is not what happens to me that makes me great, but it is what I do, and there is surely no one who thinks that a man became great because he won the great prize in the lottery.
 Søren KierkegaardFear and Trembling (1843). copy citation

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Translated by Walter Lowrie
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