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Definition of Grandeur

Grandeur

  1. The state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness; splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity; elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action.

Grandeur Quotations

Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by the manner in which they are treated.
Henry David Thoreau

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Albert Camus

Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
Blaise Pascal

Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
Charles Spurgeon

Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.
Robert Green Ingersoll
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Grandeur Translations

grandeur in German is Herrlichkeit
grandeur in Latin is amplitudo
grandeur in Spanish is grandeza
grandeur in Swedish is storslagenhet, prakt

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