Being unready and ill-equipped is what you have to expect in life. It is the universal predicament. It is your lot as a human being to lack what it takes. Circumstances are seldom right. You never have the capacities, the strength, the wisdom, the virtue you ought to have. You must always do with less than you need in a situation vastly different from what you would have chosen as appropriate for your special endowments.
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|Birth:||15th March, 1911|
|Death:||19th October, 1998|
Charlton Ogburn was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He was an American journalist and author. He wrote over a dozen books and numerous magazine articles. He was raised in Savannah and New York, graduated from Harvard in 1932 and wrote and worked in publishing. Before he established himself as a writer he served in the US army, and then as a State Department official, specialising in South-East Asian affairs.
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