Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.  —Theodore Roosevelt

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Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

26th U.S. President

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Ammon from Utah JUNE 29, 2016
This feeling is the remedy for so much that is wrong with America currently.

Mary from Trinidad JUNE 27, 2016
Well said


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