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"In this busy United States of ours there is a vast amount of work to be done. That work must be done by millions of individuals, and it must be directed by thousands of other individuals. In order to achieve the results all good citizens desire, namely, better living conditions for the people, and to leave the world a better place than when they came into it, it is necessary for those who work to understand that they cannot obtain the right to command until they have fully realized their duty to obey; and always to give consideration to others."
Lowell Institute School for Industrial Foremen, Boston
Elliott, Howard, "Address at the graduating exercises of the Lowell Institute School for Industrial Foremen" (1915). Books and Publications. 37.