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Definition of Magnanimity

Magnanimity

  1. The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul; that quality or combination of qualities, in character, which enables one to encounter danger and trouble with tranquility and firmness, to disdain injustice, meanness and revenge, and to act and sacrifice for noble objects.

Magnanimity Quotations

It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.
Zachary Taylor

The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich.
Saadi

The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
Saadi

The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.
Frederick Law Olmsted

Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
Virginia Woolf
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Magnanimity Translations

magnanimity in Spanish is magnanimidad
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