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David Halberstam, Firehouse Quotes: When he studied, it was not so much for a promotion as to EXCEL at his job.
         

When he studied, it was not so much for a promotion as to EXCEL at his job.


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This page presents the quote "When he studied, it was not so much for a promotion as to EXCEL at his job.". Author of this quote is David Halberstam, Firehouse. This quote is about craftsmanship, job, vocation, calling, work-ethic,.