11 May 2013

Connecting The Past With The Future

Note:  See my mini-slide show (only two slides; it was my first attempt at Google Presentations) below.

"It is wise for us to recur to the history of our ancestors.

Those who are regardless of their ancestors, and of their posterity, who do not look upon themselves as a link connecting the past with the future in the transmission of life from their ancestors to their posterity,do not perform their duty to the world.

To be faithful to ourselves we must keep our ancestors and posterity within reach and grasp of our thoughts and affections.

Living in the memory and retrospect of the past, and hoping with affection and care for those who are to come after us, we are true to ourselves only when we act with becoming pride for the blood we inherit, and which we are to transmit to those who shall fill our places." (Daniel Webster.) [Source]

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