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O'Brien held up his left hand, its back toward Winston, with the
thumb hidden and the four fingers extended.
"How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?"
"And if the Party says that it is not four but five --
then how many?"
The word ended in a gasp of pain.
-- George Orwell
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Observe yon plumed biped fine.
To activate its captivation,
Deposit on its termination,
A quantity of particles saline.
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Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
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"Obviously, a major malfunction has occurred."
-- Steve Nesbitt, voice of Mission Control, January 28,
1986, as the shuttle Challenger exploded within view
of the grandstands.
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Obviously the only rational solution to your problem is suicide.
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The philosophical principle that even the simplest
solution is bound to have something wrong with it.
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The part of the world lying west (or east) of the Orient. It is
largely inhabited by Christians, powerful sub-tribe of the
Hypocrites, whose principal industries are murder and cheating,
which they are pleased to call "war" and "commerce." These, also,
are the principal industries of the Orient.
-- Ambrose Bierce
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A body of water occupying about two-thirds
of a world made for man -- who has no gills.
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Odets, where is thy sting?
-- George S. Kaufman
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Of all forms of caution, caution in love is the most fatal.