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a man's reach should exceed his grasp

a man's reach should exceed his grasp in Culture

a man's reach should exceed his grasp definition


Words from a poem by Robert Browning, suggesting that, to achieve anything worthwhile, a person should attempt even those things that may turn out to be impossible.

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