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You must remember, my own philosophy is that you don't belong only to yourself. You have an obligation to the society which protected you when you were brought into the world, which taught you, which supported you and nurtured you. You have an obligation to repay it.

 
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Jacob K. Javits
Jacob K. Javits
  • Born: May 18, 1904
  • Died: March 7, 1986
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Jacob Koppel Javits was an American politician who represented New York in both houses of Congress. He was a liberal Republican allied with Governor Nelson Rockefeller and fellow Senators Irving Ives and Kenneth Keating.

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