“Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.”
Read this. No, seriously. Read the whole thing. You won’t be sorry. It’s not that long, either.
Done? Now that is a man who deserves to be honoured. It’s all well and good for children to be taught about the great men in American history like Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, etc. They certainly ought to be But why on earth isn’t this man someone about whom every schoolchild is told? I don’t remember learning anything about him when I was in school. One billion people. Billion!