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Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
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Calvin Coolidge

elected vice president and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)

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