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Dag Hammarskjold
(1905-1961) born on
Jul 29
Swedish diplomat, political economist. He was the well respected Secretary General of the U.N., 1953-61; died in plane crash.
         
   
F
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.

R
The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you hear what is sounding outside. And only he who listens can speak.
A
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
N
Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.
K
Life demands from you only the strength you posses. One feat is possible -- not to have run away.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Markings: Excerpts From The Diary of Dag Hammarskjold."
R: In "The World's Best Thoughts on Life & Living," compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
A: "Markings: Excerpts From The Diary of Dag Hammarskjold."
N: "Markings," "Thus It Was," 1876.
K: "Markings: Excerpts From The Diary of Dag Hammarskjold."
   


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