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The public demands certainties; it must be told definitely and a bit
raucously that this is true and that is false. But there are no
-- H.L. Mencken, "Prejudice"
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The Public is merely a multiplied "me."
-- Mark Twain
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The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but
because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
-- Thomas Macaulay, "History of England"
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The purpose of Physics 7A is to make the engineers realize that they're
not perfect, and to make the rest of the people realize that they're not
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"The pyramid is opening!"
"The one with the ever-widening hole in it!"
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The quality of a pun is in the "Oy!" of the beholder.
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The Queen is most anxious to enlist every one who can speak or write to
join in checking this mad, wicked folly of "Woman's Rights", with all its
attendant horrors, on which her poor feeble sex is bent, forgetting every
sense of womanly feeling and propriety. Lady-- ought to get a good
whipping. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot
contain herself. God created men and women different -- then let them
remain each in their own position.
-- Letter to Sir Theodore Martin, 29 May 1870, from
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The questions remain the same.
The answers are eternally variable.
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The Rabbits The Cow
Here is a verse about rabbits The cow is of the bovine ilk;
That doesn't mention their habits. One end is moo, the other, milk.
-- Ogden Nash
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The race is not always to the swift, nor the
battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
-- Damon Runyon