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Oscar Wilde

"If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an act of absolute superfluity." Oscar Wilde
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"America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these." Simon Hoggart
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Joseph Joubert

"Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another." Joseph Joubert
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"Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great." John L. Motley
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Mother Teresa
Birth: 1910-08-26 Death: 1997-09-05

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

Born Agnes Bojaxhiu, Mother Teresa joined the Order of the Sisters of Our Lady of Loreto in Ireland at the age of 18. Known then as Sister Teresa, her journey in her faith would take her to India and onward to Darjeeling, where she continued her religious vows. Arriving in Calcutta, she was extremely moved by the sick and dying on the city's streets. It was there that she founded Missionaries of Charity, her lifelong work. She started the Kalighat Home for the Dying where she would gather the dying from the streets to give them home care during their last days. Mother Teresa continued …



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