Cool Calvin’s wisdom about beating talent

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Perseverance is a great substitute for talent.

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." Calvin Coolidge

Amherst College student, Calvin Coolidge.

Amherst College student, Calvin Coolidge.

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  • Bonus:

    From Facebook, as posted by Osama Kather:

    10 Things I Learned From Bill Sweetenham

    By Michael Lawrence

    1 )Talent is an accelerated rate of learning.
    2) Bring the training level as close as possible to the racing level.
    3) Create an environment of trust, respect, and self-belief.
    4) Teach overtime.
    5) Life is difficult, stay positive.
    6) Be responsible for yourself and your learning.
    7) For individual events strengthen the Team, for team events strengthen the Individual.
    8) Listen to those who have done it.
    9) You cannot buy experience, knowledge, or wisdom.
    10) Recognize that there is a difference between setting goals and setting results.

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