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When the revolution comes, count your change.
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When the saleman's car broke down, he walked to the nearest farmhouse to ask
if he could stay the night. The farmer agreed to put him up. "I live alone,"
he continued, "you can have the bedroom at the top of the stairs, to the
"Oh, never mind," the disappointed salesman said. "I think I'm in
the wrong joke."
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When the sun shineth, make hay.
-- John Heywood
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When the Universe was not so out of whack as it is today, and all the
stars were lined up in their proper places, you could easily count them
from left to right, or top to bottom, and the larger and bluer ones were
set apart, and the smaller yellowing types pushed off to the corners as
bodies of a lower grade...
-- Stanislaw Lem
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When the usher noticed a man stretched across three seats in a movie theatre,
he walked over and whispered, "I'm sorry, sir, but you're allowed only a single
seat." The man moaned, but did not budge. "Sir," the user said more loudly,
"if you don't move, I'll have to call a manager." The man moaned again but
stayed where he was. The usher left, and returned with the manager, who, after
several more attempts at dislodging the fellow, called the police.
The cop took a look at the reclining man and said, "All right, boyo,
what's your name?"
"Samuel," he mumbled.
"And where're you from, Sam?"
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When the wind is great, bow before it;
when the wind is heavy, yield to it.
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When there are two conflicting versions of the story, the wise course
is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.
-- H. Allen Smith, "Let the Crabgrass Grow"
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When there is an old maid in the house, a watch dog is unnecessary.
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When things go well, expect something to
explode, erode, collapse or just disappear.
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When users see one GUI as beautiful,
other user interfaces become ugly.
When users see some programs as winners,
other programs become lossage.
Pointers and NULLs reference each other.
High level and assembler depend on each other.
Double and float cast to each other.
High-endian and low-endian define each other.
While and until follow each other.
Therefore the Guru
programs without doing anything
and teaches without saying anything.
Warnings arise and he lets them come;
processes are swapped and he lets them go.
He has but doesn't possess,
acts but doesn't expect.
When his work is done, he deletes it.
That is why it lasts forever.