Thursday, September 13, 2012

Inspirational Quote for Us Fifty-Year-Olds

One day young George [Patton III] heard sobs emanating from his father [Gen. George S. Patton Jr.]’s study. He knocked on the door and asked what was the matter. Patton pointed to a book sitting open on his desk. “Napoleon was a general at the age of twenty-six, and here I am, at the age of fifty, only a lieutenant colonel.” The son left, knowing the anguish would soon pass.

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