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A place you want to get to is always just off the edge of the map you happen to have handy - Denys Parsons

Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash

God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. - William Bragg

I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top. - English Professor, Ohio University

There must be an ideal world, a sort of mathematician's paradise where everything happens as it does in textbooks. - Bertrand Russell

This above all: to thine own self be true; and it must follow, as the night the day thou cans't not then be false to any man. - Shakespeare

I don't know any parents that look into the eyes of a newborn baby and say, How can we screw this kid up. - Russell Bishop

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain (1835-1910)

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. - George Bernard Shaw

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. - Pearl S. Buck

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