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    "You carry your attitude with you. You either achieve or you self-destruct.

    "If you think positively, you can even turn a negative into a positive."

    "The only failure is not to try."

    "One step at a time makes a marathon."


    - oldest IRONMAN triathlon competitor, "Iron Nun" Sister Madonna Buder, author of The Race to Grace,
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    There's an old saying that a chain is as strong as its weakest link.

    This saying has been applied to logic (in which an unfounded statement would be a weak link), and also to teams (in which a team member's functioning may be a weak link, for various reasons).

    A chain is only as strong as its weakest link

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    Thank you.
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    “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples
    - Mother Teresa, as seen in this collection on goodreads.

    A few more quotes, from the same source:

    “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”
    ― Mother Teresa

    “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”
    ― Mother Teresa

    “We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.”
    ― Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa was recently canonized within the Catholic Church: Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata).

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    There is a saying "Trust but verify."

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    I saw this on Quora today and it made me chuckle:

    In the 1950’s a woman said to Adlai Stevenson: “You will have the vote of every intelligent person in the United States!” To which he answered:”It’s not enough. I need a majority.”

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    Originally Posted by madeinuk
    I saw this on Quora today and it made me chuckle:

    In the 1950’s a woman said to Adlai Stevenson: “You will have the vote of every intelligent person in the United States!” To which he answered:”It’s not enough. I need a majority.”

    Apt!


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    Originally Posted by aquinas
    Originally Posted by madeinuk
    I saw this on Quora today and it made me chuckle:

    In the 1950’s a woman said to Adlai Stevenson: “You will have the vote of every intelligent person in the United States!” To which he answered:”It’s not enough. I need a majority.”

    Apt!
    LOL, indeed! smile While humorous, it may not be apt, as this quote is listed as disputed, for lack of facts substantiating that this exchange occurred.

    Maybe you'll like this quote from Adlai Stevenson:
    "Who leads us is less important than what leads us — what convictions, what courage, what faith — win or lose."

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