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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the
sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
-- Mark Twain
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A beautiful woman is a blessing from Heaven, but a good cigar is a smoke.
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A beautiful woman is a picture which drives all beholders nobly mad.
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A beer delayed is a beer denied.
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A beginning is the time for taking the
most delicate care that balances are correct.
-- Princess Irulan, "Manual of Maud'Dib"
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A billion here, a billion there -- pretty soon it adds up to real money.
-- Sen. Everett Dirksen, on the U.S. defense budget
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A billion seconds ago Harry Truman was president.
A billion minutes ago was just after the time of Christ.
A billion hours ago man had not yet walked on earth.
A billion dollars ago was late yesterday afternoon at the U.S. Treasury.
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A biologist, a statistician, a mathematician and a computer scientist are on
a photo-safari in Africa. As they're driving along the savannah in their
jeep, they stop and scout the horizon with their binoculars.
The biologist: "Look! A herd of zebras! And there's a white zebra!
Fantastic! We'll be famous!"
The statistician: "Hey, calm down, it's not significant. We only know
there's one white zebra."
The mathematician: "Actually, we only know there exists a zebra, which is
white on one side."
The computer scientist : "Oh, no! A special case!"
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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
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A bird in the hand is worth what it will bring.