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National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 1995 – "Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than

you need."

--Kahlil Gibran

(1883-1931)

Lebanese writer, artist

"If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people."

--Oriental proverb

"Diligence is the mother of good luck."

--Benjamin Franklin

(1706-1790)

U.S. statesman, scientist, writer

"I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart, and that is softness of head."

--Theodore Roosevelt

(1858-1919)

U.S. president

"You can never do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late."

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803-1882)

"Good order and discipline in any army are to be more depended upon than courage alone."

--Niccolo Machiavelli

(1469-1527)

Italian philosopher, military theorist

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