How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver

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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER

botanist, agricultural chemist, inventor, educator

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Joe from MA NOVEMBER 22, 2017
This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. Thank you and God Bless!

sandor from L.A. NOVEMBER 13, 2017
Life it self is the gift. It's not how well we did what we did, but that we got to do it. So keep on treading and keep on doing.

Anonymous NOVEMBER 10, 2017
I love, love, love your website and all the amazing quotes you send out daily!

Keith Hobbs from Daphne, AL  NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Truth!

Jean from Pa. NOVEMBER 10, 2017
This is so true.


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