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" It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species. "
The Young Man's Guide - Page 159
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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Report of the Department of Fisheries of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania. Dept. of Fisheries - Fish culture - 1915
...establishing a hatchery which will fulfill the requirements of your State. People prate much about the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, but his work is no greater, if as great, as the man who makes 90 fish grow where only five grew before....
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Bulletin, Volume 10

New York (N.Y.) - 1915
...one of whom is with us to-night. (Applause.) "Dean Swift said, 'He is a true benefactor of humanity who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before.' What shall we say of this great genius who, forty years ago, combated ability and genius against adversity...
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Proceedings, Volume 8; Volume 11

Natural Gas Association of America - Natural gas - 1916
...supply of gasoline for commercial purposes. There is an old eastern adage that runs something like this, that "He who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is greater than he that buildeth an empire." If these gentlemen and other scientists can point out a way...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference of the American ..., Volume 9

Milk supply - 1916
...squarely we in a very small way become public benefactors to our community. If it is true that the man who makes "two blades of grass grow where only one grew before" is a benefactor, they why shouldn't we be benefactors who make two babies grow where only one grew before. In closing,...
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Dunne: judge, mayor, governor

Edward Fitzsimons Dunne - Chicago (Ill.) - 1916 - 848 pages
...an achievement of which any man, no matter how high his position in lifecould be proud ; for the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, is greater than he who conquers an empire. What shall we say then of the boy or the man who makes thrce...
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Makers of America: Biographies of Leading Men of Thought and ..., Volume 2

Leonard Wilson - Southern States - 1916
...stock, he has made vast improvements on the old methods. He deserves the credit that is given to the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. He has preserved his personal integrity and made character. Now, over a wide area, his name is synonymous...
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The Unwritten History of Braddock's Field (Pennsylvania)

Braddock (Pa.). History committee - Braddock (Pa.) - 1917 - 336 pages
...paying for them by monthly installments, is a community builder, and his work is abiding. If the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a philanthropist, what shall we say of him who makes hundreds of homes grow where none were before? Some...
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Men who are Making America

Bertie Charles Forbes - Capitalists and financiers - 1917 - 442 pages
...responsibilities or ramifications, since he is a power in several other important metal companies. If the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a public benefactor, surely a man who contributes in a large way to the general progress of the development...
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Applied Motion Study: A Collection of Papers on the Efficient Method to ...

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Lillian Moller Gilbreth - Industrial efficiency - 1917 - 220 pages
...contribution to the solution of the great national problem of " Preparedness." INTRODUCTION Blessed is the man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before. More blessed is he who multiplies the harvests of toil not merely two-fold, but three-fold or more-fold,...
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Yearbook, Volume 9

National Probation Association (U.S.) - Parole - 1918
...consider it no desecration of the flag that he planted one at the head of the little rows. If a man who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a public benefactor, surely a little boy who made several potatoes grow where none ever grew before is...
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