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.
Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish. Ambrose Bierce
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. Edmund Burke
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
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
There are many respects in which America, if it can bring itself to act with the magnanimity and the empathy appropriate to its size and power, can be an intelligent example to the world. J. William Fulbright