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The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.


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Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe.
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To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
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It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest.
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The greatest trouble with most of us is that our demands upon ourselves are so feeble, the call upon the great within of us so weak and intermittent that it makes no impression upon the creative energies it lacks the force that transmutes desires into realities.
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Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
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No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.
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