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success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone

Success is achieved through dedication and effort, not hopes and dreams or wishful thinking. You need to work on your writing every single day if you really want to be a famous author because success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone.
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The Lucky Wishbone offered what other business opportunities hadn't.
STILL ROCKING AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS: Wishbone Ash, left, and Glenn Tilbrook, far left, who are playing at ARC next week
More than 40 years on, the enduring music of Wishbone Ash continues to delight audiences through live performances and a rich legacy of recorded work.
Wishbone Ash (pictured) deserve long service medals for 40 years of touring.
As I've loved Wishbone Ash for years, I wanted to form a band that was different.
ALL ABOARD: Manager Sarah Shilton with children of the Links Nursery in Hartshill who dressed up as pirates and sailed off on The Wishbone ship.
No wishbone yet: Cory Paus' 13-yard, game-winning touchdown run hasn't sent Toledo or offensive coordinator Al Borges scrambling to rewrite the playbook.
A COAT with a difference was on display when Wishbone the Jack Russell starred on the catwalk.
The walk, at the park on Brinklow Road near Coventry, was organised by national orthopaedic charity The Wishbone Trust.
Offenses change: Short Punt to Single Wing to Split-T Option to Wing-T to Wishbone to I Formation to Veer to Pro Set, and the defenses have to make adjustments to meet the challenge.
1/4 cup French dressing (such as Wishbone Deluxe French Dressing)
On Martha Stewart's The Apprentice last fall, two limited edition Wishbone vinaigrette varieties were introduced.
Once, no student's record collection was complete without a copy of Wishbone Ash's legendary album Argus.
A large, hydroformed lower arm curves between the bottom of the wheel and spring/damper unit, and attaches to the wheel hub by means of a stamped lower wishbone.