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To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to.
    ―  Kahlil Gibran
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This may sound ‘old-man-ish’, but I believe steady advancement in whatever work you choose; growing knowledge of many things; creative imagination put to constructive use; the growing respect and consequent advance in responsibility from your employers if you’re working for someone, or from you neighbors if you’re in business for yourself – those things are, in my opinion, of much greater value than the mere accumulation of money.  And the best part of it is, that if you grow in those ways, that extra money will come to you, but merely as corollary to the greater achievements.
  —  E. Everett Evans
From his book:  “Man of Many Minds
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The question is this: is there such a thing as innate talent?  The obvious answer is yes.
… Achievement is talent plus preparation.  The problem with this view is that the closer psychologists look at the careers of the gifted, the smaller the role innate talent seems to play and the bigger the role preparation seems to play.
  —  Malcolm Gladwell
from his book: “Outliers
[It helps to be good when you start.  But, what really counts is work, work, work…  —  KMAB]
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