“The heights by great men reached and kept
My father first read these words to me when I was five. Surprisingly, I was somewhat enchanted by these big words I didn’t understand. “Please read the great men to me again,” I would beg him, much to his astonishment. By the time I was six, I knew the quote by heart.
I worked hard to be top of my class from first grade till I completed university because of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s words.