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We warn the reader in advance that the proof presented here depends on a
clever but highly unmotivated trick.
-- Howard Anton, "Elementary Linear Algebra"
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We who revel in nature's diversity and feel instructed by every animal tend to
brand Homo sapiens as the greatest catastrophe since the Cretaceous extinction.
-- S.J. Gould
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We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical
problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.
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We've sent a man to the moon, and that's 29,000 miles away. The center
of the Earth is only 4,000 miles away. You could drive that in a week,
but for some reason nobody's ever done it.
-- Andy Rooney
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Weinberg, as a young grocery clerk, advised the grocery manager to get
rid of rutabagas which nobody every bought. He did so. "Well, kid, that
was a great idea," said the manager. Then he paused and asked the killer
question, "NOW what's the least popular vegetable?"
Law: Once you eliminate your #1 problem, #2 gets a promotion.
-- Gerald Weinberg, "The Secrets of Consulting"
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Wernher von Braun settled for a V-2 when he coulda had a V-8.
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"What I've done, of course, is total garbage."
-- R. Willard, Pure Math 430a
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What is algebra, exactly? Is it one of those three-cornered things?
-- J.M. Barrie
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What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind.
-- Thomas Hewitt Key, 1799-1875
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What is now proved was once only imagin'd.
-- William Blake