All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
– Calvin Coolidge
Idea for Reflection – 27
Cross post by Chy Miller from Facebook:
Hanging the halls of Pioneer is one of my favorites by Calvin Coolidge. It reads:
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
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