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Variant: "Permanence, persistence is the first condition of all fruitfulness in the ways of men. The 'tendency to persevere,' to persist in spite of hindrances, discouragements and ' impossibilities:' it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." From: "Past and Present" (1843), Book IV: Horoscope, "Permanence"


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J. A. Spender
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Born: December 23, 1862

Died: June 21, 1942 (aged 79)

Occupation: journalist, editor

Bio: John Alfred Spender was a British journalist, newspaper editor, and author. He is best known for serving as the editor of the London newspaper the Westminster Gazette from 1896 until 1922.

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