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“The land, even though it has been mistreated, can still support the population—that we know. The question is whether the population has the temperament and the ingenuity to support the land—that is, to return its goodness, not just sap it.”

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source: “Farm Paper,” in One Man’s Meat (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1944), 145.

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notes: White wrote this essay in February 1940.

“Don’t worry about the level of individual prominence you have achieved; worry about the individuals you have helped become better people.”

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source: “How Will You Measure Your Life?,” Harvard Business Review, July 1, 2010.

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