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#bootstraps

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None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.


Thurgood Marshall


#because #bent #boots #bootstraps #down

It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.


Martin Luther King Jr.


#equality #fair #reasonable #work-ethic #equality

If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.


George Monbiot


#bootstraps #hard-work #wealth #dreams

It's an appeal as old as America and its presidency: This is an extraordinary country populated by hard-working, big-dreaming, freedom-loving people graced by God when they're not pulling themselves up by the bootstraps.


Ron Fournier


#appeal #bootstraps #country #extraordinary #freedom-loving

Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.


Vladimir Lenin


#capable #capitalists #himself #his #lifting

Many have changed so much that they have lost the magic of the dream that carried them on their own bootstraps.


Peter Abrahams


#carried #changed #dream #lost #magic

Now, in Texas, we believe in the rugged individual. Texas may be the one place where people actually still have bootstraps, and we expect folks to pull themselves up by them. But we also recognize there are some things we can't do alone. We have to come together and invest in opportunity today for prosperity tomorrow.


Julian Castro


#alone #also #believe #bootstraps #come

President Obama is casting his lot in the middle of a debate as old as America itself: Are we rugged individualists pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps? Or are we a nation of community, all connected and counting on one another?


Ron Fournier


#another #bootstraps #casting #community #connected






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