Monday, January 23, 2017

Plant II

"[W]e must think and act not only for the moment but for our time. I am reminded of the story of the great French Marshal Lyautey, who once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow-growing and would not reach maturity for a hundred years. The Marshal replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose, plant it this afternoon.'"
--John F. Kennedy,
Address in Berkeley at the University Of California, March 23, 1962

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