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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 —Henry David Thoreau
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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. —Vince Lombardi
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. —William Shakespeare
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. —Mitch Albom
When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor. —Saint Basil
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