Wikiquote:Quote of the day/June 2, 2016

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I remind young people everywhere I go, one of the worst things the older generation did was to tell them for twenty-five years "Be successful, be successful, be successful" as opposed to "Be great, be great, be great". There's a qualititative difference.
~ Cornel West ~