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A dead man cannot bite.
-- Gnaeus Pompeius (Pompey)
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A debugged program is one for which you have
not yet found the conditions that make it fail.
-- Jerry Ogdin
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A decade after Vietnam, we still cannot understand why "their"
Salvadorans fight better than "our" Salvadorans. It is not a matter of
their training or their equipment. It has to do with the quality of the
society we are asking them to risk death defending. The metaphor of the
domino obscures this reality, and the cost our self-imposed blindness
is high. San Salvador is closer to Saigon than to Munich.
-- William LeoGrande, "New York Times", 3/9/83
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A Difficulty for Every Solution.
-- Motto of the Federal Civil Service
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A diplomat is a man who can convince his
wife she'd look stout in a fur coat.
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A diplomat is a man who can tell you to
go to hell and make the trip sound pleasurable.
-- Samuel Clemens
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A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell
in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
-- Caskie Stinnett, "Out of the Red"
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A diplomat is man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.
-- Robert Frost
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A diplomatic husband said to his wife, "How do you expect me to remember
your birthday when you never look any older?"
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A diplomat's life consists of three things: protocol, Geritol, and alcohol.
-- Adlai Stevenson