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Martin Seligman Quotes: On the other hand, permanent causes produce helplessness far into the future, and universal causes spread helplessness through all your endeavors.
         

On the other hand, permanent causes produce helplessness far into the future, and universal causes spread helplessness through all your endeavors.


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