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23rd July

When I was a small boy growing up in Kansas, a friend of mine and I went fishing and as we sat there in the warmth of a summer afternoon on a riverbank we talked about what we wanted to do when we grew up. I told him that I wanted to be a real major-league baseball player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be President of the United States. Neither of us got our wish.

Dwight D Eisenhower

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power,
and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

...there are persons who seem to have overcome obstacles and by character and perseverance to have risen to the top. But we have no record of the numbers of able persons who fall by the wayside, persons who, with enough encouragement and opportunity, might make great contributions.

Mary Barnett Gilson

He who knows patience knows peace.

Chinese proverb

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