not to care for any of his belongings before caring that he himself should be as good and as wise as possible, not to care for the city’s possessions more than for the city itself, and to care for other things in the same way.

Just think of all the great and noble souls who have lived and worked in the world. Isn’t it worthwhile to come after them and inherit what they won and taught? And think of all the great people in the world today! Isn’t it worthwhile to think we can share their inspiration? And the, all the great souls that will come in the future? Isn’t it worthwhile to work a little and prepare the way for them-make just one step in their path easier? – Anne Shirley