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Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both
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"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected"

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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This quote by Francois de La Rochefoucauld speaks with the idea that success is not entirely determined by one's natural capabilities or talents. It suggests that even if someone is naturally talented, they will not be able to achieve greatness without the aid of luck or fortune. The quote implies that success is a combination of both nature and fortune, and that neither can be neglected. Nature supplies the raw products, however fortune is required to bring them together and make them into something fantastic. Without both, the work can not be completed. This quote functions as a suggestion that success is not almost having the right skills and talents, however also about being in the ideal place at the correct time. It is a suggestion that luck and chance can play a significant role in attaining success.

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Francois de La Rochefoucauld This quote is written / told by Francois de La Rochefoucauld between September 15, 1613 and March 17, 1680. He was a famous Writer from France. The author also have 172 other quotes.

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