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Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only humans, and disorder is our worst enemy
Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it.
If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much.
By doing this, we created a tremendous increase in the amount of technical people in the company than we previously had. Our retention rate of those people has also been extremely good. We've only lost two of them. Although it cost about $10,000 per employee, it's been extremely successful.
Yesterday was a great practice; everyone looked excited to be out here. There's a big rivalry (with us). I just want to make sure the intensity is high.
I wonder if any of them can tell from just looking at me that all I am is the sum total of my pain, a raw woundedness so extreme that it might be terminal. It might be terminal velocity, the speed of the sound of a girl falling down to a place from where she can't be retrieved. What if I am stuck down here for good?