This is an sentence from “Strggle for Empire: Kingship and Conflict under Louis the German, 817-876″ by Eric J Goldberg. It was about how he valued strength through his military. It resonated with me because it sounded like he appreciated hard work more than precious goods.
On racial equality, specifically in the context of finalizing desegregation in the US military at the behest of some administrators in the US Navy. Applicable, though, in other contexts.