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    Advanced engineering always, like advanced everything else, brings down upon it the discredit of ridicule of minds who cannot see so far.

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  2. 9

    If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.

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  3. 8

    ... Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs.

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    Work hard. There is no short cut.

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    Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis.

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    If we are all in agreement on the decision - then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.

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    A car for every purse and purpose.

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    The late Alfred P. Sloan, Ir., long-time executive of General Motors Corporation, had a fivepoint "secret of success." It was: 1. Get the facts. 2. Recognize the equities of all concerned. 3. Realize the necessity of doing a better job every day. 4. Keep an open mind. 5. Work hard.

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    The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs.

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    There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different.

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  11. Last Update: 6 March 2021

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