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My calculator is my shepherd, I shall not want
It maketh me accurate to ten significant figures,
and it leadeth me in scientific notation to 99 digits.
It restoreth my square roots and guideth me along paths of floating
decimal points for the sake of precision.
Yea, tho I walk through the valley of surprise quizzes,
I will fear no prof, for my calculator is there to hearten me.
It prepareth a log table to comfort me, it prepareth an
arc sin for me in the presence of my teachers.
It annoints my homework with correct solutions, my interpolations are
Surely, both precision and accuracy shall follow me all the days of my
life, and I shall dwell in the house of Texas instruments forever.
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My central memory of that time seems to hang on one or five or maybe forty
nights -- or very early mornings -- when I left the Fillmore half-crazy and,
instead of going home, aimed the big 650 Lightning across the Bay Bridge at
a hundred miles an hour ... booming through the Treasure Island tunnel at
the lights of Oakland and Berkeley and Richmond, not quite sure which
turnoff to take when I got to the other end ... but being absolutely certain
that no matter which way I went I would come to a place where people were
just as high and wild as I was: no doubt at all about that.
-- Hunter S. Thompson
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"My country, right or wrong" is a thing that no patriot would think
of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying "My mother,
drunk or sober."
-- G.K. Chesterton, "The Defendant"
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"My country right or wrong" is like saying, "My mother drunk or
-- G.K. Chesterton
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My cup hath runneth'd over with love.
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My darling wife was always glum.
I drowned her in a cask of rum,
And so made sure that she would stay
In better spirits night and day.
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My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four.
Unless there are three other people.
-- Orson Welles
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My doctorate's in Literature, but it seems like a pretty good pulse to me.
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My experience with government is when things are non-controversial,
beautifully co-ordinated and all the rest, it must be that not much
is going on.
-- J.F. Kennedy
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My family history begins with me, but yours ends with you.