All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. —James Thurber

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All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

JAMES THURBER

American author, cartoonist

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jose from Honduras JUNE 2, 2017
A kind of puts into perspective what we are doing versus what we should be doing...

Herb Palmer Jr from MORRISTOWN N.J. JUNE 2, 2017
Learning and growing are a great part of a happy life.

Anonymous JUNE 2, 2017
A very good quote, most of us don't even think about what we are running from, to or why.


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