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Taken from the tomb of a Bishop in Westminster Abbey 1100 A.D.:

When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits I dreamed of changing the world.

As I grew older and wiser and realized the world would not change I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country: but it too seemed immovable.

As I grew into my twilight years I settled on changing only my family and those closest to me, but alas they would have none of it.

Now as I lay on my deathbed I suddenly realize that if I had only changed myself first, then by example I could perhaps have changed my family, and from their inspiration and encouragement to me I would have been better able to help my country and from there I may even have been able to change the world.

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