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Friday, September 15, 2023

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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George Herbert

A contemporary of William Shakespeare, George Herbert was a 17th-century poet and English clergyman known for both his wit and his principles. Perhaps due to his religious position, the verbiage of work was simpler and more straightforward than the flowery, passionate language used by the popular classical poets of his day. The metaphor he uses here reminds us that with undeterred self-assurance and commitment, we can reach any goal we set for ourselves.

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