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Success

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Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy points out that the transitive and intransitive forms of succeed are closely related. It is not possible to “turn out well” without reference to that which you have inherited or followed. All success is dependent on, builds upon, translates, and perhaps transcends, something that has come before.

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Written by Scott Moonen

July 18, 2017 at 6:44 am

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  1. […] goes on to caution that success is necessarily connected to and builds upon (even if it transforms or transcends) that which comes […]


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