- Oct 2018
Tiberius and the sons of Constantine had hard acts to follow. Galerius had the unenviable task of holding the Tetrarchy together following Diocletian's abdication.
British history is replete with examples, but Churchill isn't one of them, he didnt have a very high bar to match his predecessor.Two modern examples would be Churchill in 1940 and Truman in 1945.
A number of members interpreted it that way but the actual words are "greatest responsibility". That can mean more than merely filling the boots of the predecessor .Examples of the successor failing to fill the boots of the former.