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A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will
keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those
that are worth committing.
-- Samuel Butler
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A sine curve goes off to infinity or at least the end of the blackboard
-- Prof. Steiner
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A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
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A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many
-- Daniel Webster
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A student, in hopes of understanding the Lambda-nature, came to
Greenblatt. As they spoke a Multics system hacker walked by. "Is it
true," asked the student, "that PL-1 has many of the same data types as
Lisp?" Almost before the student had finished his question, Greenblatt
shouted, "FOO!", and hit the student with a stick.
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A student who changes the course of history is probably taking an
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A successful [software] tool is one that was used to do something
undreamed of by its author.
-- S. C. Johnson
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A system admin's life is a sorry one. The only advantage he has over
Emergency Room doctors is that malpractice suits are rare. On the
other hand, ER doctors never have to deal with patients installing
new versions of their own innards!
-- Michael O'Brien
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A tautology is a thing which is tautological.
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A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention,
and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"