The glass is neither half empty nor half full. It's simply larger than it needs to be. It is easier to get forgiveness than permission
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The only phrase I've ever disliked is, 'Why, we've always done it that way.' I always tell young people, 'Go ahead and do it. You can always apologize later.'
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I've always been more interested in the future than in the past.
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