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The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instea
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"The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little"

- Ben Sweetland

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This quote suggests that the globe has a lot of sources as well as chances for success, yet many people approach it with a small and also minimal state of mind. Rather than aspiring and also making the most of the chances offered, they go for much less and as a result receive much less. It urges individuals to believe big as well as make full use of all that life has to offer.

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Ben Sweetland This quote is written / told by Ben Sweetland between June 25, 1900 and December 22, 1987. He was a famous Author from USA. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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