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" IT is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted, by minds busied in extensive ranges, and intent upon future advantages. Life,... "
The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ... - Page 185
1764
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Opportunity: Optimizing Life's Chances

Donald Morris - Philosophy - 2006 - 461 pages
...the cream of time. — WC Hazlitt Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. — Henry J. Kaiser It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected and attainable good is...
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And the Baboon Played Chess with the Emperor

Susan Watkin - History - 2006 - 96 pages
...into its former situation, and continued barking till they both were released together. REMOTE VIEWS It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something remote. In the same manner present opportunities are neglected and attainable good is...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 817 pages
...that is what you must do with your troubles — look over and above them. -John Wesley, 1703-1791 ~ It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something remote. ~ Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784 ~ A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 30

Great Britain - 1760
...Carih, Efq; Saldern, tilltd at Koni^rgraU, July fit IDLER, No. yi. •' lh Univerlal Weekly Churn.],. T is common to overlook what is near, by keeping the eye fixed upon gratify moft of hii wi(heĢ for inform*' no^our ^ x need fty ^^ ^^ they are perhaps the only authors...
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