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Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.

ANTOINE DE SAINTE-EXUPERY

(1900-1944); aviator, writer

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If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence. —Thich Nhat Hanh
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world. —Harriet Tubman
May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. —Peter Marshall
We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. —Albert Einstein
Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.  —Therese of Lisieux
For it is in giving that we receive. —Saint Francis of Assisi
May you always be blessed with walls for the wind. A roof for the rain. A warm cup of tea by the fire. Laughter to cheer you. Those you love near you. And all that your heart might desire. —Irish Proverb
Practice puts brains in your muscles.  —Samuel Snead
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. —Emily Post
You may be whatever you resolve to be. Determine to be something in the world and you will be something. “I cannot,” never accomplished anything; "I will try,” has wrought wonders. —J. Hawes
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. —F. Scott Fitzgerald
Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe. —Saint Augustine
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.  —Thomas Jefferson
Grit is not just a simple elbow-grease term for rugged persistence. It is an often invisible display of endurance that lets you stay in an uncomfortable place, work hard to improve upon a given interest and do it again and again. —Sarah Lewis

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