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The Young Man's Guide - Page 159
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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Horace Mann, Educator, Patriot and Reformer: A Study in Leadership

George Allen Hubbell - Educators - 1910 - 285 pages
...our own country and in distant lands. If then it be true, as has been said, that he is a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, how much more is he a benefactor, who infuses new energies into a whole people, doubling in ten thousand...
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Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of ..., Volume 3

Wisconsin - Wisconsin - 1910
...the necessity of these requisites and stimulate their activity. If he is to be regarded a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, what shall be said in praise of the man who brings it about that a prime cheese is made where only...
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Eighteen Capitals of China

William Edgar Geil - China - 1911 - 429 pages
...three: but the greatest of these was Li Ping, who shed lustre on the province—that is, if it be true that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is the real benefactor of mankind. While his work is evident all over the plain and throughout the capital,...
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Report

1911
...so well as a satisfied customer. I can change the good old adage "that a man benefits mankind most who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before" by saying "that man benefits the apple business most who makes two customers for a barrel of apples...
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The Everglades and other essays relating to southern Florida

John Clayton Gifford - Everglades (Fla.) - 1912 - 226 pages
...as the governor who really did something to add to the productivity and worth of his State. The man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is the proverbial public benefactor; but the man who, by his energy and foresight inaugurates a movement...
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Agriculture of Maine: ... Annual Report of the ..., Volume 11, Part 1912

Maine. Department of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1912
...apple market. If this is really so, it is important, and we ought to realize it. Let us see. That man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is said to be a benefactor of the race. Granting this, then the man who makes two apples grow where only...
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The savings bank and its practical work: a practical treatise on savings ...

William Henry Kniffin - Business & Economics - 1913 - 551 pages
...bank is perhaps the highest type of financial institution, as good as a monied institution can be. If he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is entitled to rank as a philanthropist, what shall be said of the institution that builds homes and schools...
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Historical Raleigh: With Sketches of Wake County (from 1771) and Its ...

Moses Neal Amis - Raleigh (N.C.) - 1913 - 289 pages
...of effort ; and if, as some writer has so forcibly and truthfully said, "he is a benefactor to man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before" — then it is no exaggeration to say of the subject of this sketch that he is a most potent factor...
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Prosperity Through the Knowledge and Power of Mind: Lectures and Mental ...

Annie Rix Militz - New Thought - 1913 - 93 pages
...mislead me or make me unspiritual. True prosperity prospers others, being of the same nature as the one who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. My prosperity benefits my neighbor—it is not parasitical, it is the presence of God. Since God is...
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Famous Living Americans: With Portraits

Mary Griffin Webb, Edna Lenore Webb - United States - 1914 - 594 pages
...these is the genius of really great men whose efforts are directed toward making the world better. He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to mankind. Likewise he who solves a difficult social problem has made a genuine contribution to the progress...
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