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Charles Francis Adams Quotes

(1807-1886), American Statesman, Diplomat

In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.

Category: Action

No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

Category: Extra Mile