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If you have genius, industry will improve it; if you have none, industry will supply its place.

—Sir Joshua Reynolds (Self-portrait, 1750; Public Domain)

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You shall, I question not, find a way to the top if you diligently seek for it; for nature hath placed nothing so high that it is out of the reach of industry and valor.

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—Alexander the Great (356-323 BC, Public domain)

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Most of life is routine—dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration, you’ll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.

Field of freshly bales of hay with beautiful sunset

—Ben Nicholson

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Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.

Sartre, Jean-Paul

—Jean-Paul Sartre

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