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"If you grow up in the suburbs of anywhere, a dream like this seems kind of vaguely ludicrous and completely unattainable. [But] this moment is directly connected to those imaginings. And for anybody who's on the downside of advantage, and relying purely on courage, it's possible."  (Russell Crowe, his Oscar speech)

"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."  (Albert Einstein)

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."  (Thomas Alva Edison)

"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 are omnipotent."  (Calvin Coolidge)

"One thing at a time, is my motto--and just play that thing for all it is worth, even if it's only two pair and a jack."  (Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

"Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress."  (Thomas Alva Edison)

"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."  (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, aka F. Scott Fitzgerald)

"Strength is a matter of the made-up mind."  (John Beecher)

"The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender."  (Vince Lombardi)

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