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Edgar A. Guest
(1881-1959) born on
Aug 20
US poet, journalist. He was noted for homespun verse collections; Hosted Detroit radio show, 1931-42; wrote "Just Folks," 1917 and "Heap O' Livin!," 1916.
         
   
F
There is an education of the mind
Which all require and parents only start.
But there is training of a nobler kind
And that's the education of the heart.
Lessons that are most difficult to give
Are Faith and Courage and the way to live.

R
But here in the struggle for fame and pelf
I want to be able to like myself.
I don't want to look at myself and know
That I'm bluster and buff and empty show.
A
Somebody scoffed, "Oh, you'll never to that --
At least no one ever has done it";
But he took off his coat and he took off his hat,
And the first thing we knew, he'd begun it.
N
With a lift of his chin, and a bit of a grin
Without any doubting or "quit it,"
He started to sing, as he tackled the thing
That couldn't be done, and he did it.
K
The best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds,
For to see good put in action is what everybody needs.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Inspiring Quotations," by Albert W. Wells, Jr., 1988.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: In "Inspiring Quotations," by Albert W. Wells, Jr., 1988.
N: In "Inspiring Quotations," by Albert W. Wells, Jr., 1988.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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