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A man’s opportunities are never exhausted so long as other men (who are not his friends)possess millions of acres and thousands of tons of gold.The guarded treasure halls and iron-clad temples of modern kings and presidents, highpriests and millionaires, are positively the richest the world has ever known.Bulging are they with the vast hoards of silver and diamonds and gold.Here, then, is opportunity on a colossal scale. Here is the goal of the Cæsars,Nebuchadnezzars and Napoleons in the days that are coming.All is ready and prepared for them, even as in olden times.Cæsar carried off the treasures of Egypt, Greece, Gaul and Rome. Napoleon looted themoney vaults of Venice, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin and Moscow. London only escaped him.Nebuchadnezzar plundered the Temple of Zion, where the Jews kept all their depositsand drank his beer and wine out of Jehovah’s pots of gold.Napoleon, Cæsar, Nebuchadnezzar! They were three great men, were they not? And inthis their greatness consisted — they seized their opportunities.