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Losing well was a gift, but winning well is this stuff of the authentic manhood.


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This page presents the quote "Losing well was a gift, but winning well is this stuff of the authentic manhood.". Author of this quote is Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides. This quote is about humility, magnanimity, grace,.