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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison (1847)

Date added: 10/04/2013

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison (1847)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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"Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. "

- St. Augustine Of Hippo

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