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«Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or near, pints and quarts of Ludlow beer. Then the world seemed none so bad, and I myself a sterling lad. And down in lovely muck I've lain, happy -- till I woke up again.»
Author: Alfred Edward Housman
I Woke Up
, muck about
, near beer
«The great difficulty is first to win a reputation; the next to keep it while you live; and the next to preserve it after you die, when affection and interest are over, and nothing but sterling excellence can preserve your name. Never suffer youth to»
«Other's follies teach us not nor much their wisdom teaches; and most, of sterling worth, is what our own experience preaches»
«You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.»
«What is needed today is that we should lead a life of good quality. The fostering of sterling character and good conduct is the need of the world. Once we have greater numbers of such people of good quality, the country and the world will become prosperous and peaceful.»