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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY.

if you do not seek the top, how will you ever test your ability? Start, to-morrow. Ambitions find Vfertile soil in every field and take root wherever courage sows. You probably are superior to your present position, but if that is true you have permitted fear of temporary failure to "get your nerve," and even a genius without- ■ "grit" will land in-, the gutter. . Responsibility is a- handicap- to a weakling but a spur to-the strong. The in an who sticks in a rut because he is Wighted: ;down" with obligations to others is himself a burden upon' the dependents'. Perhaps you do not belong below. Of course, you may lose time, probably

undergo occasional hardships, likely as riot to be out of employment for a- season, but any of these contingencies is a cheap admittance price to the game without a limit.

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914

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THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8797, 18 February 1914

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