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National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, July 10, 1998 –  

 "I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances."

 Martha Washington

 First lady

 1732-1802

 

 "The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are."

 Johann Friedrich von Schiller

 German poet

 1759-1805

 

 "Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was."

 Dag Hammarskjold

 Swedish statesman

 1905-1961

 

 "The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just."

 Abraham Lincoln

 U.S. President

 1809-1865

 

 "The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."

 Oliver Wendell Holmes

 American writer

 1809-1894

 

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