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"By long-standing tradition, I take this opportunity to savage other
designers in the thin disguise of good, clean fun."
-- P. J. Plauger, from his April Fool's column in April 88's "Computer Language"
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"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory
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Parkinson's Law: Work expands to fill the time alloted it.
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Karl's version of Parkinson's Law: Work expands to exceed the time alloted it.
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It is better to never have tried anything than to have tried something and
- motto of jerks, weenies and losers everywhere
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"Our journeys to the stars will be made on spaceships created by determined,
hardworking scientists and engineers applying the principles of science, not
aboard flying saucers piloted by little gray aliens from some other dimension."
-- Robert A. Baker, "The Aliens Among Us: Hypnotic Regression Revisited",
The Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. XII, No. 2
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"...all the good computer designs are bootlegged; the formally planned products,
if they are built at all, are dogs!"
-- David E. Lundstrom, "A Few Good Men From Univac", MIT Press, 1987
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"To take a significant step forward, you must make a series of finite
-- Donald J. Atwood, General Motors
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"We will bury you."
-- Nikita Kruschev
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"Now here's something you're really going to like!"
-- Rocket J. Squirrel