The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it. —John Ruskin

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The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.

JOHN RUSKIN

poet, writer, art critic

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Anonymous MARCH 19, 2019
The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.

StarSword from North Carolina NOVEMBER 16, 2016
I don't suppose he meant "tired, broke, and single" by that, did he?

sly meek from Accra Ghana AUGUST 5, 2016
thats true

Kapil from India  JULY 8, 2016
Its really nice lines

Ceasar from NY JUNE 29, 2016
TRUE


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