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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.
An elephant is a mouse built to government specifications.
Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.
Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.
Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win.
Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous.(He is also a fool.)
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
If it can't be expressed in figures, it is not science; it is opinion.
If it can't be expressed in figures, it's not science it's opinion.
Money is a powerful aphrodisiac. But flowers work almost as well.
Never try and teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.
No storyteller has ever been able to dream up anything as fantastically unlikely as what really does happen in this mad Universe.
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