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We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legac
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"We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching"

- Paul Tsongas

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In this quote, Paul Tsongas highlights the importance of acknowledging our connection to the past and the future. He describes humanity as a "continuum," indicating that we are all linked and our actions have an effect on those who came before us and those who will follow us. Tsongas thinks that our basic values are rooted in our forefathers and it is our duty to preserve and pass them on to future generations. He likewise highlights the sacredness of this duty, suggesting that it is a spiritual and respectable act to reach ahead to our kids and their children, making sure that our legacy is carried on. In general, Tsongas highlights the interconnectedness of humanity and the importance of maintaining our values for the improvement of future generations.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Paul Tsongas between February 14, 1941 and January 18, 1997. He/she was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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