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In 1989, the United States, which was displeased with the policies of the
dictator of Panama, invaded that country and placed in power a government
more to its liking.
In 1990, Iraq, which was displeased with the policies of the dictator of
Kuwait, invaded that country and placed in power a government more to its
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In a bottle, the neck is always at the top.
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In a circuit with a fast-acting fuse,
an IC will blow to protect the fuse.
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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves:
the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.
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In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death
by slow starvation. The old principle: Who does not work shall not eat,
has been replaced by a new one: Who does not obey shall not eat.
-- Leon Trotsky, 1937
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In a display of perverse brilliance, Carl the repairman mistakes a room
humidifier for a mid-range computer but manages to tie it into the network
-- The 5th Wave
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In a five year period we can get one superb programming language.
Only we can't control when the five year period will begin.
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In a gathering of two or more people, when a lighted cigarette is
placed in an ashtray, the smoke will waft into the face of the non-smoker.
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In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the
other really likes.
-- Elizabeth Ashley
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In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence ...
in time every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent
to carry out its duties ... Work is accomplished by those employees who
have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
-- Dr. Laurence J. Peter, "The Peter Principle"