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I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity.

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Alexander The Great

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the age of thirty, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history's most successful military commanders

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    أفضل أن أعيش حياة مجد قصيرة على حياة طويلة من الغموض.

    Ich würde lieber ein kurzes Leben der Herrlichkeit führen als ein langes Leben der Dunkelheit.

    θα προτιμούσα να ζήσω μια σύντομη ζωή δόξας παρά μια μακρά αφάνεια.

    Mi preferus vivi mallongan vivon de gloro ol longa de obskuro.

    Preferiría vivir una vida corta de gloria que una larga de oscuridad.

    je préfère vivre une courte vie de gloire qu'une longue vie d'obscurité.

    मैं बल्कि अस्पष्टता के लंबे समय से अधिक महिमा का एक छोटा जीवन जीना चाहता हूं

    나는 오히려 애매한 것보다 영광의 짧은 삶을 살고 싶습니다.

    vivo ego would potius brevi vita gloriae, quam longa una ostentat.

    Jeg vil heller leve et kort liv med ære enn et langt uklarhet.

    Я предпочел бы жить короткой жизнью славы, чем длинной тьмой.

    я б скоріше жив короткою славою, ніж довгою невідомістю.

    اس کی بجائے میں ایک طویل مد oneت کی بجائے عظمت کی مختصر زندگی گزاروں گا۔

    我寧願過著短暫的榮耀生活而不是長期的默默無聞。

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