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Families, when a child is born
Want it to be intelligent.
I, through intelligence,
Having wrecked my whole life,
Only hope the baby will prove
Ignorant and stupid.
Then he will crown a tranquil life
By becoming a Cabinet Minister
-- Su Tung-p'o
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Famous last words:
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Famous last words:
1: Don't unplug it, it will just take a moment to fix.
2: Let's take the shortcut, he can't see us from there.
3: What happens if you touch these two wires tog...
4: We won't need reservations.
5: It's always sunny there this time of the year.
6: Don't worry, it's not loaded.
7: They'd never (be stupid enough to) make him a manager.
8: Don't worry! Women love it!
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Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have
forgotten your aim.
-- George Santayana
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"Fantasies are free."
"NO!! NO!! It's the thought police!!!!"
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Far back in the mists of ancient time, in the great and glorious days of the
former Galactic Empire, life was wild, rich and largely tax free.
Mighty starships plied their way between exotic suns, seeking adventure and
reward among the furthest reaches of Galactic space. In those days, spirits
were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women
and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures
from Alpha Centauri. And all dared to brave unknown terrors, to do mighty
deeds, to boldly split infinitives that no man had split before -- and thus
was the Empire forged.
-- Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
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Far duller than a serpent's tooth it is to spend a quiet youth.
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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western
Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this
at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly
insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are
so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty
-- Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhicker's Guide to the Galaxy"
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Farmers in the Iowa State survey rated machinery breakdowns more
stressful than divorce.
-- Wall Street Journal
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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter
it every six months.
-- Oscar Wilde