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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

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Charles Horace Mayo (July 19, 1865 May 26, 1939) was an American medical practitioner and a co-founder of the Mayo Clinic.

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Feb 05, 2011

This quote is saying that a person with nothing in front of them will do everything they can to get something great and awesome, but a person that already has everything wont do a single thing in his life to earn what he has. He will sit back and watch the world go by...