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Success is the Accumulative Result of Lifelong Habits

   Most success and achievement is the accumulative result of 
   lifelong habits. Take success in school.  It is mostly the 
   accumulative result of good study habits --- habits like doing 
   what you are asked to do, doing it well, always giving it your 
   best --- starting from the time you start learning the 
   fundamentals of reading, writing and arithmetic in elementary 
   school and continuing all the way through high school and 
   college.  And, indeed, success throughout life is the 
   accumulative result of lifelong habits whether they be the 
   habits of conscientiousness, habits of diligence and 
   perseverance, habits of frugality and thrift, habits of 
   moderation and self-discipline, habits of honesty and fair 
   dealing, or whatever.  Life is a process of building.  You 
   build block upon block, a little at a time, and it accumulates 
   over a period of years.  

   Mar 1982

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