The normal condition of man is hard work, self-denial, acquisition and accumulation and as soon as his descendants are freed from the necessity of such exertion, they begin to degenerate sooner or later in both body and mind.









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Thomas Mellon
(03.02.1813 - 03.02.1908)
  Entrepreneur



Entrepreneur

A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.