WINTHROP, Robert C. Quotes
(1809-1894), American statesman
The noblest contribution which any man can make for the benefit of posterity, is that of a good character. The richest bequest which any man can leave to the youth of his native land, is that of a shining, spotless example.
Our country, however bounded or described—still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts—to be defended by all our hands.