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It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.
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Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and reformer

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