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There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone.  The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.
     —    Jean-Paul Sartre
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On This Day In:
2016 Wavelengths Of The Earth
2015 God Said What To You?
2014 Not Saying
2013 Ears And Tongue
2012 The Story Of Joe (Middle-Class Republican)
2011 Happy Birthday, Diana
Depending On Kindness

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I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
   ―   Thomas Jefferson
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On This Day In:
2015 A Proper Price
2014 Well Hard
2013 Because I Can
Eloquence, n.
2012 Why Bother?
2011 Peculiar Notions

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By perseverance and study and eternal desire any man can be great.
  —   General George S. Patton, Jr.
[He seems to have forgotten “and luck”.  —   KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2013 We Are
2012 Utopian
2011 Seen Any Black Swans Lately?

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I believe that opportunity looks a lot like hard work.  …I’ve never had a job in my life that I was better than.  I was always just lucky to have a job.  And every job I had was a stepping-stone to my next job, and I never quit my job until I had my next job.  Opportunities look a lot like work.
    —     Ashton Kutcher
From a speech at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards
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On This Day In:
2012 The Undeveloped Child
2011 What Is Your Canvas?
2010 Giants Win Games 3 & 4 – One Away From World Series!!

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