I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.

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A book worth reading is worth buying.

A book worth reading is worth buying.

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it.

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it.

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds the book o

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

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    The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance--and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.

    The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.

    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.

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