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The confidence of amateurs is the envy of professionals.
   —    George Jean (G J or Gj) Nathan
[And the optimism of youth is the envy of the older.    —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2014 Destiny For The Talented
2013 I Do Not Fear It
2012 Until Found
2011 Reducing Goods To Data
The Fog Of Civilization Building

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Almost all of our fellow-beings deceive us, but a few of us have known the joy of meeting a woman or a man whose sincerity and frankness were genuine, who in almost every situation has behaved according to our wishes, and who in our most difficult moments has not forsaken us.  Those few are familiar with that marvelous feeling: confidence.  With at least one person they are able for a little while each day to lift the heavy visor of their helmets, breathe freely, and show their faces and their hearts without fear.
    —    André Maurois
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On This Day In:
2013 Exceptional
2012 A Wild And Crazy Believer
2011 A Lack Of Scarcity
The Joy Of Prevention

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Confidence is 10% hard work and 90% delusion.
  —   Tina Fey
From her book: “Bossypants
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On This Day In:
2012 Effective Ranges
2011 Three Wisdoms
2010 I’m Just Askin’…
Space & Time

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