All great events hang by a single thread.  The clever man takes advantage of everything, neglects nothing that may give him some added opportunity; the less clever man, by neglecting one thing, sometimes misses everything.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) French emperor, military leader
Letter to Talleyrand (26 Sep 1797)
Added on 2-Jul-10 | Last updated 2-Jul-10
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