chew on this..
At the end, only two things really matter to a man, regardless of who he is, and they are the affection and understanding of his- Written on his deathbed -
family. Anything and everything else he creates are insubstantial. They are ships given over to the mercy of the winds and tides of prejudice, but the family is an everlasting anchorage, a quiet harbour where a man's ships can be left to swing to the moorings of pride and loyalty.
Admiral Richard Byrd