Friday November 9th 2012

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Thought for the Day

Ideals are like stars:
you will not succeed in touching them with your hands;
but, like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters,
you choose them as your guides,
and following them, you reach your destiny.

~ Carl Schurz
(1829-1906)

Carl SchurzCarl Christian Schurz (March 2, 1829 – May 14, 1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the American Civil War. He was also an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and orator, who in 1869 became the first German-born American elected to the United States Senate. source

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