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James Wilson

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"A progressive state is necessary to the happiness and perfection of man. Whatever attainments are already reached, attainments still higher should be pursued. Let us, therefore, strive with noble emulation. Let us suppose we have done nothing, while any thing yet remains to be done. Let us, with fervent zeal, press forward, and make unceasing advances in every thing that can support, improve, refine, or embellish society. ... The commencement of our government has been eminently glorious: let our progress in every excellence be proportionably great. It will--it must be so."source: Oration, July 4, 1788.happiness, progress, goal setting, success

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