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All possibility of understanding is rooted in the ability to say no.
-- Susan Sontag
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All programmers are optimists. Perhaps this modern sorcery especially attracts
those who believe in happy endings and fairy godmothers. Perhaps the hundreds
of nitty frustrations drive away all but those who habitually focus on the end
goal. Perhaps it is merely that computers are young, programmers are younger,
and the young are always optimists. But however the selection process works,
the result is indisputable: "This time it will surely run," or "I just found
the last bug."
-- Frederick Brooks, "The Mythical Man Month"
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All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.
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All progress is based upon a universal innate desire of every organism
to live beyond its income.
-- Samuel Butler, "Notebooks"
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All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
-- Ernest Rutherford
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All seems condemned in the long run
to approximate a state akin to Gaussian noise.
-- James Martin
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All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands.
-- Saint Patrick
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All syllogisms have three parts, therefore this is not a syllogism.
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All that glitters has a high refractive index.
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All that glitters is not gold; all that wander are not lost.