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Raising standards all the time

“Mr. Mitchell had always been a perfectionist and Mr . McGrath said that he suspected that Mr. Mitchell was raising his standards all the time.  The janitor would find reams of  copy in his wastepaper basket.”

– from Chronicler of the Unsung – Joseph Mitchell by Richard Severo from the book The Last Word

The Last Word
The Last Word – A celebration of unusual lives Edited by Marvin Siegel Foreword by Russel Baker

Well, I guess that’s what everyone should be doing if she wants to excel at whatever her passion be!