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Prizes are for children.
-- Charles Ives,
upon being given, but refusing, the Pulitzer prize
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Pro is to con as progress is to Congress.
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Probable-Possible, my black hen,
She lays eggs in the Relative When.
She doesn't lay eggs in the Positive Now
Because she's unable to postulate How.
-- Frederick Winsor
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A man who never buys.
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Producers seem to be so prejudiced against actors who've had no training.
And there's no reason for it. So what if I didn't attend the Royal Academy
for twelve years? I'm still a professional trying to be the best actress
I can. Why doesn't anyone send me the scripts that Faye Dunaway gets?
-- Farrah Fawcett-Majors
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Profanity is the one language all programmers know best.
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Professor Gorden Newell threw another shutout in last week's Chem Eng. 130
midterm. Once again a student did not receive a single point on his exam.
Newell has now tossed 5 shutouts this quarter. Newell's earned exam average
has now dropped to a phenomenal 30
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Any task that can't be completed in one telephone call or one
day. Once a task is defined as a program ("training program,"
"sales program," or "marketing program"), its implementation
always justifies hiring at least three more people.
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A magic spell cast over a computer allowing it to turn one's input
into error messages. tr.v. To engage in a pastime similar to banging
one's head against a wall, but with fewer opportunities for reward.