Read the following extract and answer the questions given below:
Not gold but only men can make
A people great and strong;
Men who for truth and honor's sake
Stand fast and suffer long.
Brave men who work while others sleep,
Who dare while others fly ...
They build a nation's pillars deep
And lift them to the sky.
(1) What do you think is the underlying message of the extract?
(2) Which qualities of great men would you like to imbibe in you?
(3) Give the rhyming pairs of words of the first stanza.
(4) Pick out the expressions from the extract which show the hard work of brave men.