Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Editor's Note: While the wrestling world is still reeling from the loss of one of its greatest performers, there have been some wonderful tributes to the greatest wrestler on God's green Earth. Recently, I had a chance to share my thoughts on Mr. Race's career over at Ten-Bell Salute. Hope you enjoy it.