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A witty saying proves nothing -Voltaire

The Feynman Algorithm: 1)Write down the problem. 2)Think real hard. 3)Write down the solution.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. -Theodore Roosevelt

Any sufficiently advanced robotics is indistinguishable from life. - Adapted from Arthur C Clarke

We are star stuff. We are the universe made manifest trying to figure itself out. - J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5

When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either. - Leo Burnett

There are only bad options. It's about finding the best one. - Tony Mendez(Ben Affleck), Argo (2012)

Therein lies the best career advice I could possibly dispense: just DO things. Chase after the things that interest you and make you happy. Stop acting like you have a set path, because you don't. No one does. You shouldn't be trying to check off the boxes of life; they aren't real and they were created by other people, not you. There is no explicit path I'm following, and I'm not walking in anyone else's footsteps. I'm making it up as I go. - Charlie Hoehn

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. - Robert Heinlein, Time Enough For Love

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted. - Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Missionaria Protectiva

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. - Thomas Jefferson

If you're frightened of dying, and you're holding on, youll feel devils tearing your life away; If you've made your peace, then the devils are really angels, freeing you from the earth - Forsaken by VNV Nation

...having been born on 3rd base, she (or he) grew up thinking she had hit a triple... - attribution in progress

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. - Plato

Life is hard, it's harder if you're stupid. - John Wayne

Remember, I'm pulling for you. We're all in this together. - Red Green

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Some people die at 25 and aren't buried until 75. - Benjamin Franklin

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions. Their lives are a mimicry. Their passions are a quotation. -Oscar Wilde

Every man dies, but not every man truly lives. - William Wallace

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.* - Albert Einstein (About Nikola Tesla, John Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, Charles Xavier)

Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. - Arthur C Clarke.

Of all the saddest words of mouth and pen, the saddest are: it might have been. - John Greenleaf Whittier

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks, but I do fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. - Bruce Lee (It was the 60s, adjust your feminism appropriately.)

And when you gaze long enough into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche (It's a staring contest)

Don't let schooling interfere with your education. - Mark Twain

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. - John F Kennedy

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. - Jiddu Krisnamurti

Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go. - Oscar Wilde

Knowing what you want is the first step in getting what you want. Understanding and knowing yourself is necessary to be able to be honest with yourself.

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