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Exceptions prove the rule, and wreck the budget.
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Excerpt from a conversation between a customer support person and a
customer working for a well-known military-affiliated research lab:
Support: "You're not our only customer, you know."
Customer: "But we're one of the few with tactical nuclear weapons."
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Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do
-- John G. Pollard
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Exxon's 'Universe of Energy' tends to the peculiar rather than the
humorous ... After [an incomprehensible film montage about wind and sun and
rain and strip mines and] two or three minutes of mechanical confusion, the
seats locomote through a short tunnel filled with clock-work dinosaurs.
The dinosaurs are depicted without accuracy and too close to your face.
"One of the few real novelties at Epcot is the use of smell to
aggravate illusions. Of course, no one knows what dinosaurs smelled like,
but Exxon has decided they smelled bad.
"At the other end of Dino Ditch ... there's a final, very addled
message about facing challengehood tomorrow-wise. I dozed off during this,
but the import seems to be that dinosaurs don't have anything to do with
energy policy and neither do you."
-- P.J. O'Rourke, "Holidays in Hell"
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Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
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Fast, cheap, good: pick two.
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Fear is the greatest salesman.
-- Robert Klein
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Feel disillusioned? I've got some great new illusions, right here!
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For every bloke who makes his mark, there's half a dozen waiting to rub it out.
-- Andy Capp
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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
-- Thomas Alva Edison