Thomas Edison once remarked that genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. Since genius is a term I can honestly say has never been directed at me, I think the same holds true for practically any endeavor worth pursuing.

Like, say, being Commander-in-Chief of the United States.

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