In Killers of the Dream, Lillian Smith wrote,

“We in America — and men across the earth — have trapped ourselves with that word equality, which is inapplicable to the genus man. I wish we would forget it. Stop its use in our country: Let the communist have it. It isn’t fit for men who fling their dreams across the skies. It is fit only for a leveling down of mankind”

We certainly desire for all people to have equal access to opportunities and justice, but we know that everyone doesn’t respond equally to his environment or advantages. And that’s true for the people you will have the opportunity to develop. Some people are eager to be enlarged [mentored]. Others don’t care about personal growth or won’t grow under your care. It’s your job to figure out which is which.

If you are intending to soar, don’t let anyone shackle you down.

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