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The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
-- Clifton Fadiman
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The adjuration to be "normal" seems shockingly repellent to me; I see neither
hope nor comfort in sinking to that low level. I think it is ignorance that
makes people think of abnormality only with horror and allows them to remain
undismayed at the proximity of "normal" to average and mediocre. For surely
anyone who achieves anything is, essentially, abnormal.
-- Dr. Karl Menninger, "The Human Mind", 1930
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The advantage of being celibate is that when one sees a pretty girl one
does not need to grieve over having an ugly one back home.
-- Paul Leautaud, "Propos dun jour"
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The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being but to remind him that
he is already degraded.
-- George Orwell
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The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex
facts. Seek simplicity and distrust it.
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The alarm clock that is louder than God's own
belongs to the roommate with the earliest class.
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The algorithm for finding the longest path in a graph is NP-complete.
For you systems people, that means it's *real slow*.
-- Bart Miller
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The all-softening overpowering knell,
The tocsin of the soul, -- the dinner bell.
-- Lord Byron
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The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see
fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.
-- Winston Churchill, 1942
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The American Dental Association announced today that most plaque tends
to form on teeth around 4:00 PM in the afternoon.
Film at 11:00.