While civilization has been improving our houses it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.

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Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance, they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.

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    I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

    I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

    Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.

    Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.

    That until the basic human rights Are equally guaranteed to all, Without regard to race - Dis a war.

    That until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all, without regard to race - Dis a war.

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