Quotation: Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others. William J.H. Boetcker

“YOUR GREATNESS IS MEASURED BY YOUR KINDNESS; YOUR EDUCATION AND INTELLECT BY YOUR MODESTY; YOUR IGNORANCE IS BETRAYED BY YOUR SUSPICIONS AND PREJUDICES, AND YOUR REAL CALIBER IS MEASURED BY THE CONSIDERATION AND TOLERANCE YOU HAVE FOR OTHERS.”

—William J.H. Boetcker

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