“Old Bill” Suggests—
Johnson said once that “Great works are performed, not by strength but by perseverance.”
That seems commonplace. Everybody knows a lot of silly illustrations, like coral reefs, the diligent ant, etc. Most rules of success are trite.
The law of gravitation has been known in its practical workings since our ancestors lived in trees. Yet people still stumble and bump their noses.
There ought to be a special monument to the perception of what we all think we know.