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The foundation of a standard of performance is attention to detail.
    —    Bill Walsh
Former 49er Head Coach
As quoted in:  “The Genius“, by David Harris
[“Attention to detail, private!” was another of those sayings my old Drill Sergeant used to beat me over the head with…  Who knew he might have been a great coach!    —    KMAB]

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Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
   —    Edward R. Murrow
[My Drill Sergeant used to say, “I will listen to your reasons, but I will not accept your excuses.”  Come to think of it, “difficulty” wasn’t any good as a reason or as an excuse.   —    KMAB]

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