National Guard Bureau
WASHINGTON, June 15, 1998 "If courage is the first characteristic of the soldier, perseverance is the second."
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."
Booker T. Washington
"That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest."
Henry David Thoreau
"To get things done is not to mind who gets credit for doing them."
"Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement."