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genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration in Culture

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Great accomplishments depend not so much on ingenuity as on hard work. This is a saying of the American inventor Thomas Edison.

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