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What’s Your QQ? #246

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY

“When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stone-cutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it would split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.” — Jacob A. Riis

 (Riis, 1849-1914, was a Danish American social reformer, journalist and photographer.)

 


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What’s Your QQ? #238

BONUS QUOTE OF THE DAY

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.”

—Raymond Hull

 (Hull, 1919-1985, was a Canadian writer and co-author with Laurence J. Peter of the book {italics]The Peter Principle[end italics].”

 



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