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Something to aspire to

I'm not normally a big link poster, but this was posted to an email list I'm on, and it caught my attention.

Obituary of the Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller

What struck me was not so much the story of the man's accomplishments, despite how admirable and formidable they were, but the comment posted about the article by Stephen Jenkins who had known him.  He says amongst other things "Quite simply, I am a better man for having known him."

What a wonderful thing to say about someone.  I would hope that I can live my life so that someday someone would be moved to say that about me.