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The primary function of the design engineer is to make things
difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.
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The primary purpose of the DATA statement is to give names to constants;
instead of referring to pi as 3.141592653589793 at every appearance, the
variable PI can be given that value with a DATA statement and used instead
of the longer form of the constant. This also simplifies modifying the
program, should the value of pi change.
-- FORTRAN manual for Xerox Computers
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The primary theme of SoupCon is communication. The acronym "LEO"
represents the secondary theme:
Law Enforcement Officials
The overall theme of SoupCon shall be:
Avoiding Communication with Law Enforcement Officials
-- M. Gallaher
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The probability of someone watching you is directly
proportional to the stupidity of your action.
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The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed,
a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem.
-- Mike Smith
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The problem with any unwritten law is that
you don't know where to go to erase it.
-- Glaser and Way
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The problem with graduate students, in general, is that they have
to sleep every few days.
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The problem with me is that I am fifty or one hundred years ahead of my
time. My speed is very fast. Some ministers have had to drop out of my
government because they could not keep up.
-- Idi Amin Dada
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The problem with most conspiracy theories is that they seem to believe that
for a group of people to behave in a way detrimental to the common good
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The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can
be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
-- Elizabeth Taylor