First is a letter to the editor of the Lacon Illinois Gazette which had published said rumor, then is a letter to the populace of Illinois.
Here is a cover letter written by Robert Pirosh, with the intention of becoming a screenwriter. He sent a copy of this to all directors, producers and studio executives he could think of in Hollywood in 1934. He would go on to win an academy award in 1949.
If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
‘ Or walk with Kings – nor lose the common touch,
if neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And – which is more – you’ll be a Man, my son!
I’ve learned That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.
I’ve learned That when you’re in love, it shows.
When you teach them that none shall lack their mate, teach them interpersonal relationship skills, a positive attitude, dress etiquette, social etiquette and modesty
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
It is easy to get carried away with the childish politics we witness today and forget that Nigeria has produced sophisticated intellectuals like Obafemi Awolowo, Tafawa Balewa and Nnamdi Azikwe.
These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion; tall men, but short character; steep in profits, but shallow relationships.
These are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, cartridge living, thow-away morality, one-night stands, overweight bodies and pills that do everything.