Work and Recreation
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People forget how fast you did a job -- but they remember how well you did it.
We trained hard, but it seemed that everytime we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralization.
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.
Committee: A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit to do the unnecessary.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.