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A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

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    společnost roste skvěle, když staří muži zasadí stromy, jejichž stín vědí, že nikdy nebudou sedět.

    una sociedad crece mucho cuando los viejos plantan árboles cuya sombra saben que nunca se sentarán.

    une société grandit bien lorsque les hommes âgés plantent des arbres dont ils savent qu'ils ne doivent pas rester à l'ombre.

    una società cresce benissimo quando i vecchi piantano alberi la cui ombra sanno di non sedersi mai.

    uma sociedade cresce quando velhos plantam árvores cuja sombra eles sabem que nunca devem sentar-se.

    ett samhälle växer bra när gamla män planterar träd vars skugga de vet att de aldrig ska sitta i.

    當老人種下他們知道永遠不會坐在樹蔭下的樹木時,社會就會變得偉大。

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