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Perseverance must have some practical end, or it does not avail the man possessing it. A person without a practical end in view becomes a crank or an idiot. Such persons fill our asylums.
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
Mr. Watson, come here, I want you.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with — a man is what he makes of himself.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.