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Genius is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration.

Genius or things considered to have the quality of genius may derive from brilliant ideas or intellect, but they require a huge amount of hard work to be successful. All these successful entrepreneurs had great ideas, sure, but they worked extremely hard to realize them. Genius is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration.

Genius is ten percent inspiration and ninety percent perspiration.

Prov. People get brilliant results primarily by working hard, not because they have special inborn powers. Child: Betty always does the best drawings in art class. She must be a genius. Father: If you worked hard, you could do just as well. Remember, genius is ten percent inspiration and ninety percent perspiration.
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Biggest source of inspiration: My family, friends and God.
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Not to cast aspersions on any profession but we have the doctors, engineers and billionaire entrepreneurs just to name a few.Yet society does not inform us we can opt out of this inexhaustive list and draw inspiration from so many other great careers and people.
That desire to reach one's dreams and ambitions, the burning passion that moves individuals to become better versions of themselves, and that strong yearning to uplift one's living conditions often stem from an inspiration: a person who may have mentored you, a company that allowed you to hone your talents, or a situation that simply left you aspiring for bigger and greater things.
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