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Few men are lacking in capacity; they fail because they are lacking in application.
   —  Calvin Coolidge
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On This Day In:
2015 Chip, Chip, Chip
2014 nom de plume
2013 The Real Reason
From The Book
2012 When Young
2011 14 Ways To A Better Judgement

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Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.  Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men 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.
    —  Calvin Coolidge
[Emphasis provided by yours truly…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 The Promise Of Future Love
2013 Christian, n.
2012 Praise
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
2011 A Few More Lyrics From The Past
5 For The Price Of 1

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Patriot Act

It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
  —  Calvin Coolidge
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Giving

No person was ever honored for what he received.  Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
  —  Calvin Coolidge
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