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    I’ve always got such high expectations for myself. I’m aware of them, but I can’t relax them.
    —Mary Decker Slaney (b. 1958)

    I think I’ve been good, but I want to be better. I think women reach their peak in their mid-thirties.
    —Mary Decker Slaney (b. 1958)

    A fallen tree does not rise again.
    Hawaiian saying no. 2412, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)

    I’ve always got such high expectations for myself. I’m aware of them, but I can’t relax them.
    —Mary Decker Slaney (b. 1958)