The words - How the mighty falls - where does it comes from - is it a quote?  Thanks for helping out.  

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I think you are thinking of "how are the mighty fallen."  This is from the King James version of the Bible:

1:19 The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty fallen!
1:20 Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
1:21 Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is...

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