The best education in the world

Writing and The Written Word

The best education in the world is that got by struggling to obtain a living.

—Wendell Phillips

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Be not afraid of greatness

Writing and The Written Word

Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.


– William Shakespeare

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Be Systematic

Writing and The Written Word

[A person] should be systematic in their business. A person who does business by rule, having a time and place for everything, doing his work promptly, will accomplish twice as much and with half the trouble of [a person] who does it carelessly and slipshod.

–P. T. Barnum

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Whoever is satisfied

Writing and The Written Word

Whoever is satisfied with what he does has reached his culminating point—he will progress no more. Man’s destiny is to be not dissatisfied, but forever unsatisfied.


— F. W. Robertson

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Pleasing Everybody

Writing and The Written Word

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–It is: Try to please everybody.


— Herbert Bayard Swope

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Vision, Ideas, And Execution

Writing and The Written Word

Vision without execution is a hallucination.


– Thomas Edison

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