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Ishita
Ishita Mar 13
It's better to get a rosebud while you're alive than a whole bouquet after you're dead.
Home Run Baker
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VAS
VAS Mar 13
In reality one get rosebud,bed & praise only after death.
burao
burao Mar 14
Baker was an American Baseball hero during 1920s' and was addressed as 'Home Run Baker' for his consistent performance on the field. He received delayed honors in 1959 when his age was 69. He was greatful for the honor as he deemed it is better late than never. During the honor ceremony he said the referred quote followed by "The flowers you have bestowed on me will never fade". He was humble and great with words".
Babu
Babu Mar 14
Yes. Very apt quote.