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National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, June 15, 1998 – "If courage is the first characteristic of the soldier, perseverance is the second."

Napoleon Bonaparte

French emperor

1769-1821

"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

American educator

1856-1915

"That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest."

Henry David Thoreau

American writer

1817-1862

"To get things done is not to mind who gets credit for doing them."

Benjamin Jowett

English scholar

1817-1893

"Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement."

Henry Ford

American industrialist

1863-1947

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