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Benjamin Franklin.

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain. And most fools do. I don't want to be any fool! Thanks for reminding me, Ben . "Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and saved the Union while his martyrdom just at the end of the war assured his continuing fame. He was the president of the United States who guided his country during the largely shocking experience of the civil war.

Martin Luther King Jr. – Selma March, 1965 (Photo Courtesy of Steve Schapiro)

Available for sale from Jackson Fine Art, Steve Schapiro, Martin Luther King, Jr. Close-Up at Selma March Silver Gelatin Print, 30 × 40 in

True statement!

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month." - Theodore Roosevelt President of USA

Real Hustler...Quote. ..

Funny pictures about Jay Z nails it. Oh, and cool pics about Jay Z nails it. Also, Jay Z nails it.

Wear your years with pride, like a badge of honor, for you have conquered.  You have thrived. You have survived!

with pride. Aging gracefully is a widespread self-esteem challenge. Age is not something to hide;

America is having prison population problem - WTF fun facts

America is having prison population problem - WTF fun facts heck no keep her in

Teddy Roosevelt. He was the one guy who really worked for the people. He set up the National Parks, he busted up the giant corporate monopolies that had gotten too powerful. At the same time, he established the United States as a major world military power. Politicians hated him, corporate titans hated him, special interest groups hated him, but he was loved by the people.

Teddy Roosevelt worked for the people, protected national parks and broke up corporate monopolies that grew too powerful. Established USA as major military power. Loved by the people, hated by corporate titans and special interest groups.

Ulysses S. Grant -18th President of US - from 1869 to 1877 - served 2 terms,  Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military which ended the Civil War. He was a 'career soldier'; graduated from West Point. Born in 1882. His mother was an "emotionally detached" woman (she never visited him once in the White House).  He was never a wealthy man, but was a caring & devoted husband and father. Died in1885 of throat cancer at the age of 63.

Ulysses S. Grant, President of the U. Under General Grant the Union Army defeated the Confederate military which ended the Civil War. He was a 'career soldier' and graduated from West Point.

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I remember it from the movie Pollyanna, and I believe she said it was from Eleanor Roosevelt, not Lincoln.

Capt. John S. McCain III, U.S. Navy 1958-81 Vietnam War. A 1958 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, McCain served as an A-4 Skyhawk pilot, was shot down over N. Vietnam on his 23rd mission, and was held as a POW for 5 ½ years. He earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. U.S. Rep (R-AZ) 1982-87, U.S. Sen 1987-Present. Republican presidential nominee 2008.

Capt. John S. McCain III, U.S. Navy 1958-81 Vietnam War. A 1958 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, McCain served as an A-4 Skyhawk pilot, was shot down over N. Vietnam on his 23rd mission, and was held as a POW for 5 ½ years. He earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. U.S. Rep (R-AZ) 1982-87, U.S. Sen 1987-Present. Republican presidential nominee 2008.

enough...

There are two ways to get ENOUGH: One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to *desire* less. Chesterton (but hey, nuthin' wrong with lovin' your stuff!

"Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in our absence." — Sheryl Sandberg

16 Inspiring Quotes From Kickass Women

10 Inspiring Quotes From Kick-Ass Women: Do you have that entrepreneurial spirit and dream of being your own boss someday? - Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

Helen Keller...disability, what disability?

125 Most Influential Women

Helen Keller- Writer, Lecturer, Human Rights Campaigner, Pacifist. A woman who defied anything that tried to limit her despite multiple sensory disabilities.

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Historically HARDCORE

Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore History is so much more bad ass than us

Wyatt Earp:  Born March 19, 1848 in Monmouth, Illinois to Nicholas and Virginia Earp  Died January 13, 1929  Married Urilla Suthland on January 10, 1870  0 children  Most famous for the Gunfight at the O.K Corral

Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp (March 1848 – January was a gambler, Pima County Deputy Sheriff, and Deputy Town Marshal in Tombstone, Arizona, and took part in the Gunfight at the O. Corral during which lawmen killed three outlaw Cowboys.

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