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John B. Gough Quotes

(1817-1886), British-born American Temperance Orator

If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a-coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.

Category: Opportunity

You must make your own opportunities.

Category: Opportunity

His reputation is what men say he is. That can be damaged; but reputation is for time, character is for eternity.

Category: Reputation