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QUOTE: Miles Kington “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit..”

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“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom
is not putting it in a fruit salad.”

- Miles Kington

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Quote Of The Week: Ryunosuke Satoro

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“Individually, We are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.”

- Ryunosuke Satoro

*The works of Ryunosuke Satoro have been translated in countless world languages and continue to inspire people of all ages and cultures beyond borders.

QUOTE: Malcolm X “Education is the passport”

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“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

- Malcolm X

* Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925.  On February 21, 1965, he was preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American Unity in Manhattan’s Audubon Ballroom when a man who was seated in the front row of the 400-person audience rushed forward and shot him.  Then two other men charged the stage and shot Malcolm X several times.  He was pronounced dead at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital at 3:30 pm.

A Public viewing was held at Harlem’s Unity Funeral Home from February 23 through February 26.  Estimates of the number of mourners attending varied from 14,000 to 30,000.  The funeral was held on February 27 at the Faith Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Harlem.  A local television station broadcast the funeral live.  Actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered the eulogy, where he described Malcolm X as “our shining black prince.”

QUOTE: Marcel Proust

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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.”

~ Marcel Proust

* Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu. It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.