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"There are those who claim that magic is like the tide; that it swells and
fades over the surface of the earth, collecting in concentrated pools here
and there, almost disappearing from other spots, leaving them parched for
wonder. There are also those who believe that if you stick your fingers up
your nose and blow, it will increase your intelligence."
-- The Teachings of Ebenezum, Volume VII
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
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There are three kinds of people: men, women, and unix.
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There are three possibilities:
Pioneer's solar panel has turned away from the sun;
there's a large meteor blocking transmission;
someone loaded Star Trek 3.2 into our video processor.
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There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be
offered: entertainment, food, and affection. It is customary to begin a
series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate amount of
food, and the merest suggestion of affection. As the amount of affection
increases, the entertainment can be reduced proportionately. When the
affection IS the entertainment, we no longer call it dating. Under no
circumstances can the food be omitted.
-- Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behaviour
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There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need
the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the
world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the
long winter evenings.
-- Quentin Crisp
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There are three rules for writing a novel.
Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
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There are three schools of magic. One: State a tautology, then ring the
changes on its corollaries; that's philosophy. Two: Record many facts.
Try to find a pattern. Then make a wrong guess at the next fact; that's
science. Three: Be aware that you live in a malevolent Universe controlled
by Murphy's Law, sometimes offset by Brewster's Factor; that's engineering.
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There are three things I always forget. Names, faces -- the third I
-- Italo Svevo
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There are three things I have always loved
and never understood -- art, music, and women.