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A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.

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George S. Patton (1885-1945) American soldier
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The trouble with being number one in the world — at anything — is that it takes a certain mentality to attain that position in the first place, and that is something of a driving, perfectionist attitude, so that once you do achieve number one, you don’t relax and enjoy it.

Billie Jean King (b. 1943) American tennis player
Billie Jean (1982)
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He has but one great fear that fears to do wrong.

Christian Nestell Bovee (1820-1904) American epigrammist
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In Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
Added on 6-Dec-13 | Last updated 17-Jan-20
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