Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
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Publilius Syrus in Wikipedia
Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
John W. Gardner
(October 08, 1912 - February 16, 2002)
Whatever may or may not be happening now doesn't change the fact that he did not commit that crime in 1985. It's absolutely undisputed.
The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.