A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence. —James N. Watkins

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A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.

JAMES N. WATKINS

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Bubba from Dayton, Tx JULY 22, 2018
And the rock merely changes slowly over time to accommodate the rushing water, which is stronger?

Steve from Mo  SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
Great quote!

Alicia from Washington, DC, USA SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Do the right thing. Repeat. Your character will get you through the hard places.

lot from mumbai JANUARY 25, 2017
nice

Melinda from south Jersey MAY 22, 2016
wear 'em out!


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