Benjamin Franklin Quote

Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that runs by himself.


Poor Richard's Almanack, 1747

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Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that...

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Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that...

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Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that...

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Strive to be the greatest man in your country, and you may be disappointed. Strive to be the best and you may succeed: he may well win the race that...