Spurts don't count. The final score makes no mention of a splendid start if the finish proves that you were an ' also ran.'
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Words signify man's refusal to accept the world as it is.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
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With the press there is no "off the record."
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People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.
Logan P. Smith