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    A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
    —Sir Herbert Read (1893–1968)

    The entire merit of a man can never be made known; nor the sum of his demerits, if he have them. We are only known by our names; as letters sealed up, we but read each other’s superscriptions.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    When the critics come around it’s always too late.
    Sidney, Sir Nolan (1917–1992)

    I got me flowers to straw thy way;
    I got me boughs off many a tree;
    But thou wast up by break of day,
    And brought’st thy sweets along with thee.
    —George Herbert (1593–1633)