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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
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One Ranger Returns by H. Joaquin Jackson
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I enjoyed this book as much as I did his first book, 'One Ranger,' although I was sad to learn that Joaquin has been dead now over two years. However, his character lives on in his two books and he is an example of what you would expect a Texas ...more
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The Trials and Tribulations of Bessie Buemiller by J.R. Martin
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Of course as the author I'm giving it a 5 star rating, but I think everyone will enjoy the many 'Trials and Tribulations, of Bessie Buemiller." Bessie is a deputy sheriff and K-9 officer, for Hawkshaw County, Texas. She and her side kick, Max a big ...more
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This is absolutely one of the best books I've read in a long, long, time.
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Theodore Roosevelt
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
Theodore Roosevelt

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