Unformatted text preview: free self- education. I was inspired by Carnegie’s success. I realized I take my education, financial aid, and all other American freedoms for granted. Carnegie’s story also reminded me that even though I may not like my current job, I must do and be my best so I can one day move on. My eyes were opened to the fact that in my generation a lot of the ‘now freedoms’ are expected, and we want the riches to just happen, rather than working for it. Most of all I took Carnegie’s quote to heart, “The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced.” To me this means that all the riches in the world don’t matter if you are all alone, and if you are surrounded by others your life will be fuller. http://carnegie.org/about-us/foundation-history/about-andrew-carnegie/ http://www.andrewcarnegie.net/ http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h981.html...
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- Fall '10
- Andrew Carnegie, James Truslow Adams, Carnegie, Self-Made Men