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- phrase Fortune comes to those who make an
effortto accomplish things.
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First appearing in English (in this form) in 1698, in Algernon Sidney's Discourses Concerning Government, chapter 2, section 23. Translation of a maxim found in Ancient Greek and Roman literature.
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