Quote by Horace Walpole

Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.


Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true ple

Summary

This quote suggests that Alexander, despite being a powerful and influential figure, was deprived of the simple joys and camaraderie of his youth. It implies that being at the top of the world does not compare to the everyday happiness and connections formed during the formative years of being a schoolboy. It highlights the importance of ordinary experiences and friendships in shaping one's overall contentment and fulfillment in life.

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Politics
By Horace Walpole
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