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As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters - Edward Gibbon

Everything you've learned in school as obvious becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson

We cannot put the face of a person on a stamp unless said person is deceased. My suggestion, therefore, is that you drop dead. - James E. Day, Postmaster General

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. - Woody Allen, Without Feathers

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clarke

George Orwell, in his vision of 1984, got it backward. We do not have to fear Big Brother watching us on TV. In times like these, we have to fear the effects of our watching Big Brother. - Mortimer B. Zuckerman

It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do - or don't do. - Simone De Beauvoir

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and it looks like work. - Thomas Edison

 
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