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He was part of my dream, of course -- but then I was part of his dream too.
-- Lewis Carroll
|Linux Literature: 76 of 256|
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
-- Wm. Shakespeare, "The Tempest"
|Linux Literature: 77 of 256|
His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred
to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never
claimed to be a god. But then, he never claimed not to be a god. Circum-
stances being what they were, neither admission could be of any benefit.
Silence, though, could. It was in the days of the rains that their prayers
went up, not from the fingering of knotted prayer cords or the spinning of
prayer wheels, but from the great pray-machine in the monastery of Ratri,
goddess of the Night. The high-frequency prayers were directed upward through
the atmosphere and out beyond it, passing into that golden cloud called the
Bridge of the Gods, which circles the entire world, is seen as a bronze
rainbow at night and is the place where the red sun becomes orange at midday.
Some of the monks doubted the orthodoxy of this prayer technique...
-- Roger Zelazny, "Lord of Light"
|Linux Literature: 78 of 256|
How apt the poor are to be proud.
-- William Shakespeare, "Twelfth-Night"
|Linux Literature: 79 of 256|
I do desire we may be better strangers.
-- William Shakespeare, "As You Like It"
|Linux Literature: 80 of 256|
I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less
than half of you half as well as you deserve.
-- J. R. R. Tolkien
|Linux Literature: 81 of 256|
I dote on his very absence.
-- William Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice"
|Linux Literature: 82 of 256|
I fell asleep reading a dull book, and I dreamt that I was reading on,
so I woke up from sheer boredom.
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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
-- Mark Twain
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I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a
week sometimes to make it up.
-- Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad"