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In the waning days of his embattled presidential campaign, Herman Cain sounded like a man crafting his own political obituary.
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Talking about “the American dream” at an event in Ohio Wednesday, Cain drew inspiration from his alma mater, Morehouse College. The former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza told his audience, “Dr. Benjamin Mays, late president of Morehouse College, used to challenge the young men of Morehouse when he would say, ‘Let it be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in reaching your goals. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach for.'”
“It’s not a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled,” Cain continued, “but it is a calamity to have no dreams.”