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Quote: Glamour is not Greatness

James R. Sizoo said: Let it never be forgotten that glamour is not greatness; applause is not fame; prominence is not eminence. The man of the hour is not apt to be the man of the ages. A stone may sparkle, but that does not make it a diamond; people may have money, but that does not make them a success.

It is what the unimportant people do that really counts and determines the course of history. The greatest forces in the universe are never spectacular.

Summer showers are more effective than hurricanes, but they get no publicity. The...

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