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Mathematics is the only science where one never knows what
one is talking about nor whether what is said is true.
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Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth but supreme beauty --
a beauty cold and austere, like that of a sculpture, without appeal to any
part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trapping of painting or music,
yet sublimely pure, and capable of a stern perfection such as only the
greatest art can show. The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense
of being more than man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is
to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
-- Bertrand Russell
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Matrimony is the root of all evil.
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Matrimony isn't a word, it's a sentence.
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Matter cannot be created or destroyed,
nor can it be returned without a receipt.
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Matter will be damaged in direct proportion to its value.
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[Maturity consists in the discovery that] there comes a critical moment
where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand
more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.
-- S. Kierkegaard
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Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
-- Jules Feiffer
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A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
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May a hundred thousand midgets invade your home singing cheezy lounge-lizard
versions of songs from The Wizard of Oz.