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Quotation by Louisa May Alcott
Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I don't intend to try any more.
Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), U.S. author. Amy March, in Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 16 (1869).
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