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How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.  - Alexander the Great
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Alexander the Great
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As quoted in The British Battle Fleet: Its Inception and Growth Throughout the Centuries to the Present Day (1915) by Frederick Thomas Jane
Alexander the Great
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As quoted in: A Book of Inspiration (1896) by Orison Swett Marden, p. 55
Alexander the Great
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In rejecting peace offer from Darius before the battle of Gaugamela

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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Leader

Bio: Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.

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