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If At First You Don’t Succeed . . . Three Parts of Success

Recently, we have been considering the concept of “If At First You Don’t Succeed. . .”  In this post, we will consider the idea of what is success?  For many in America, success is defined in material terms; but for other cultures, success may be based on traditions and practices passed down to the next … Continue reading

If at First You Don’t Succeed. . .

We have heard this saying since we were small children, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.”  In fact this saying was popularized by William Edward Hickson, a philanthropist, who focused on elementary education in British, Dutch and German schools.  According to the Oxford’s Dictionary of Quotations, the full “proverb” is: ‘Tis … Continue reading

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