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Thought for the Day – June 25th

06-25

Johnson, Samuel. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. 1759, Chapter XII
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Thought for the Day – August 10th

“La diligencia es la madre de la buena fortuna y la pereza, su contrario, jamás Llevó al hombre a la consecución de ninguno de sus mejores deseos.“

de Cervantes, Miguel. Don Quixote de la Mancha. 1615, Vol 2, Chapter 43 (Vol II, Chapter VLIII)
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Don_Quixote/Volume_2/Chapter_XLIII
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“diligence is the mother of good fortune, and indolence, its opposite, never yet attained the object of an honest ambition.”