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#1. We must learn from the sermons of Christ, the wisdom of Laotzu, the teachings of Buddha. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#2. A great industrial nation may conquer the world in the span of a single life, but its Achilles' heel is time. Its children, what of them? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#3. Our survival, the future of our civilization, possibly the existence of mankind, depends on American leadership - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#4. Is cruelty a moral judgment if it is fundamental to forms of life? Who is man to say that the workings of nature, and therefore of the divine plan of which he himself is part, are cruel? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#5. Time is no longer endless or the horizon destitute of hope. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#6. What makes human power erupt like a volcano? What destroy's it? The civilizations of Rome, Greece, Egypt, China were all eruptions from a human core. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#7. It is not that I believe ideals are unimportant, even among the realities of war; but if a nation is to survive in a hostile world, its ideals must be backed by the hard logic of military practicability. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#8. Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values ... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#9. Decades spent in contact with science and its vehicles have directed my mind and senses to areas beyond their reach. I now see scientific accomplishments as a path, not an end; a path leading to and disappearing in mystery. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#10. In 1994, to motivate me to complete my pilot's license, my good friend, Gregg Maryniak, gave me Charles Lindbergh's autobiography of his solo flight across the Atlantic. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#11. I don't believe in taking unnecessary risks, but a life without risk isn't worth living. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#12. Those not favorable to the money trust could be squeezed out of business and the people frightened into demanding changes in the banking and currency laws which the Money Trust would frame. - Author: Charles August Lindbergh
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#13. I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#14. Civilization must be based on life. We should never forget that human life was created in and for millions of centuries, was nourished by primitive wildness. We cannot separate ourselves from this ancestral background. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#15. This fellow Charles Lindbergh will never make it. He's doomed. - Author: Harry Frank Guggenheim
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#16. Charles Morgan describes as the stilling of the soul within the activities of the mind and body so that it might be still as the axis of a revolving wheel is still. - Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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#17. Man has risen so far above all other species that he competes in ways unique in nature. He fights by means of complicated weapons; he fights for ends remote in time. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#18. Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#19. Air power is new to all our countries. It brings advantages to some and weakens others; it calls for readjustment everywhere. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#20. Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see . - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#21. We found a water pipe, tied the flag to it and put it up. Then all hell broke loose below. Troops cheered, ships blew whistles, some men openly wept. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#22. I believe that for permanent survival, man must balance science with other qualities of life, qualities of body and spirit as well as those of mind - qualities he cannot develop when he lets mechanics and luxury insulate him too greatly from the earth to which he was born. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#23. I decided that if I could fly for ten years before I was killed in a crash, it would be a worthwhile trade for an ordinary life time. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#24. When I was 8 years old, I made my own encyclopedia of American biography - Johnny Appleseed, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Charles Lindbergh, my pantheon of favorite heroes. Then I would write my own things and sew them together and try to make my own book. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#25. I know there is infinity beyond ourselves. I wonder if there is infinity within. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#26. Under the federal reserve act, panics are scientifically created. The present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked out as we figured, a mathematical equation. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#27. Real freedom lies in wildness, not civilization. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#28. Individuals are custodians of the life stream
temporal manifestations of far greater being, forming from and returning to their essence like so many dreams. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#29. And if at times you renounce experience and mind's heavy logic, it seems that the world has rushed along on its orbit, leaving you alone flying above a forgotten cloud bank, somewhere in the solitude of interstellar space. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#30. Time is an abstraction which, on earth, exists only for the human brain it has evolved. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#31. I hope you either take up parachute jumping or stay out of single motored airplanes at night. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#32. The remedy for our social evils does not consist so much in changing the system of government as it does in increasing the general intelligence of the people so that they may learn how to govern. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#33. To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#34. A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#35. Aviation constituted a new and possibly decisive element in preventing or fighting a war, and I was in a unique position to observe European aviation - especially in its military aspects. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#36. It may be interesting to note how many statesmen there are who believe that the cost of living can be reduced by making the people of other countries help to feed and clothe us. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#37. In time of war, truth is always replaced by propaganda. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#38. I grow aware of various forms of man and of myself. I am form and I am formless, I am life and I am matter, mortal and immortal. I am one and many
myself and humanity in flux. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#39. We are in the grip of a scientific materialism, caught in a vicious cycle where our security today seems to depend on regimentation and weapons which will ruin us tomorrow. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#40. Here was a place where men and life and death had reached the lowest form of degradation. How could any reward in national progress even faintly justify the establishment and operation of
such a place? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#41. If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#42. Man is a mixture of desires that extend beyond his knowledge and often result in action conflicting with rationality. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#43. There is no better way to give comfort to an enemy than to divide the people of a nation over the issue of foreign war. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#44. We can have peace and security only so long as we band together to preserve that most priceless possession, our inheritance of European blood, only so long as we guard ourselves against attack by foreign armies and dilution by foreign races. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#45. If I must fight, I'll fight; but I prefer not to spit at my enemy beforehand. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#46. I never realized that batting a little ball around could cause so much commotion. I now know how (Charles) Lindbergh must have felt when he returned from St. Louis. - Author: Stan Musial
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#47. [I] grew up as a disciple of science. I know its fascination. I have felt the godlike power man derives from his machines. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#48. The readiness to blame a dead pilot for an accident is nauseating, but it has been the tendency ever since I can remember. What pilot has not been in positions where he was in danger and
where perfect judgment would have advised against going? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#49. To hear, in the short space of one week, a Scottish terrier booed by an audience and President Roosevelt criticized by Charles Lindbergh was a great strain on our nerves. The props of life seem to be crumbling fast. - Author: E.B. White
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#50. Life without risks is not worth living. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#51. Why should anyone think a white skin superior in evaluating the qualities of human life? I did not really admire a white skin so much myself. Did I not prefer the brown skin that came with exposure to the sun? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#52. History has recorded nothing so dramatic in design, nor so skillfully manipulated, as this attempt to create the National Reserve Association, or the Federal Reserve. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#53. Ideas are like seeds, apparently insignificant when first held in the hand. Once firmly planted, they can grow and flower into almost anything at all, a cornstalk, or a giant redwood, or a flight across the ocean. Whatever a man imagines, he can achieve. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#54. Life's values originate in circumstances over which the individual has no control. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#55. In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#56. I hope my journals relating to World War II will help clarify issues of the past and thereby contribute to understanding the issues and conditions of the present and future. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#57. We are all consumers and should all be producers. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#58. If one took no chances, one would not fly at all. Safety lies in the judgment of the chances one takes. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#59. The manipulation of credit has been the most potent of all methods employed by financiers as a means of controlling commerce and fixing prices.We are all consumers and should all be producers.This credit is a tax upon humanity as if government bonds were issued and people were obliged to pay it. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#60. We cannot allow the natural passions and prejudices of other peoples to lead our country to destruction, - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#61. Flying a good airplane doesn't require near as much attention as a motor car. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#62. When I watch species other than my own, their instinct's wisdom is what most impresses and disturbs me. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#63. Not long ago, when I was a student in college, just flying an airplane seemed a dream. But that dream turned into reality. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#64. Science is insulating man from life - separating his mind from his senses. The worst of it is that it soon anaesthetises his senses so that he doesn't know what he's missing. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#65. The Aldrich Plan is the Wall Street Plan. It means another panic, if necessary, to intimidate the people. Aldrich, paid by the government to represent the people, proposes a plan for the trusts instead. - Author: Charles August Lindbergh
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#66. It's almost as easy to stand up as it is to sit down. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#67. Now, all that I feared would happen has happened. We are at war all over the world, and we are unprepared for it from either a spiritual or a material standpoint. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#68. Flying has torn apart the relationship of space and time: it uses our old clock but with new yardsticks. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#69. Pilots are drawn to flying because it's a perfect combination of science, romance and adventure. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#70. We are in grave danger of losing forever not just millions of years of evolution on earth, but the eons of change that have produced man and his natural environment. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#71. At the end of the first half-century of engine-driven flight, we are confronted with the stark fact that the historical significance of aircraft has been primarily military and destructive. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#72. The improvement of our way of life is more important than the spreading of it. If we make it satisfactory enough, it will spread automatically. If we do not, no strength of arms can permanently oppose it. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#73. The financial system has been turned over to the Federal Reserve Board. That board administers the finance system by authority of a purely profiteering group. The system is private, conducted for the sole purpose of obtaining the greatest possible profits from the use of other people's money. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#74. Whether outwardly or inwardly, whether in space or time, the farther we penetrate the unknown, the vaster and more marvelous it becomes. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#75. Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquest ... - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#76. The individual is at the apex of his species' past, at the entrance to its future. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#77. I would rather spend one day on Maui than 30 days in the hospital. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#78. It's the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what you have wanted to do so badly. You almost feel like you could fly without a plane. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#79. All mentally well-balanced persons know that we are not governed by the true principals of social justice when we make the main aim of our social existence the gaining of money. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#80. This is earth again, the earth where I've lived and now will live once more ... I've been to eternity and back. I know how the dead would feel to live again. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#81. It is always easier to deal in truth and honesty and follow these to their legitimate ends, than it is to construct and adjust a false superstructure upon a false base. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#82. I had four sandwiches when I left New York. I only ate one and a half during the whole trip and drank a little water. I don't suppose I had time to eat any more because, you know, it surprised me how short a distance it is to Europe. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#83. I'm glad ... that Edison didn't give up on the light bulb. That Luther refused to back down. That Michelangelo kept painting. That Lindbergh kept flying. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#84. I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#85. About forty miles away from Paris, I began to see the old trench flares they were sending up at Le Bourget. I knew then I had made it, and as I approached the field with all its lights, it was a simple matter to circle once and then pick a spot sufficiently far away from the crowd to land O.K. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#86. To be absolutely alone for the first time in the cockpit of a plane hundreds of feet above the ground is an experience never to be forgotten. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#87. I am shocked at the attitude of our American troops. They have no respect for death, the courage of an enemy soldier, or many of the ordinary decencies of life. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#88. From now on, depressions will be scientifically created. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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#89. Whatever a man imagines he can attain, if he doesn't become too arrogant and encroach on the rights of the gods. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#90. Science intensifies religious truth by cleansing it of ignorance and superstition. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#91. Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#92. We Americans are a primitive people ... Americans seem to have little respect for the law or the rights of others. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#93. I owned the world that hour as I rode over it. free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#94. If I were entering adulthood now instead of in the environment of fifty years ago, I would choose a career that kept me in touch with nature more than science ... Too few natural areas remain; both by intent and by indifference we have insulated ourselves from the wilderness that produced us. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#95. I would rather live one day in Maui than one month in New York. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#96. I know myself as mortal, but this raises the question: "What is I?" Am I an individual, or am I an evolving life stream composed of countless selves? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#97. The forces of Hannibal, Drake and Napoleon moved at best with the horses' gallop or the speed of wind on sail. Now, aviation brings a new concept of time and distance to the affairs of men. It demands adaptability to change, places a premium on quickness of thought and speed of action. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#98. The greatest danger to this country lies in their large ownership and influence in our motion pictures, our press, our radio and our government. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#99. Consciousness grows independent of the ordinary senses. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#100. I believe the risks I take are justified by the sheer love of the life I lead. - Author: Charles A. Lindbergh
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