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19 November
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"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."
--Albert Einstein

"Duct tape is like the Force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together...."
--Carl Zwanzig

"The world had moved on."
--Roland, "The Last Gunslinger" by Stephen King

"Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."
--Albert Einstein

"Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true."
--Bertrand Russell

"Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture."
--Bertrand Russell

"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."
--Stephen Hawking

"Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty."
--Roland of Gilead, "The Gunslinger" by Stephen King

"I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world."
--Georges Duhamel

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
--F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings."
--Ed Garner

"From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it."
--Groucho Marx

"As I was walking up the stair
I met a man who wasn't there.
He wasn't there again today.
I wish, I wish he'd stay away."
--Hughes Mearns

"My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes."
--Ronald Reagan, during a radio mic test

"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain."
--Mark Twain

"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."
--Mark Twain

"Only the foolish believe suffering is just wages for being different."
--Cheshire Cat, American McGee's Alice

"Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something."
--H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent, it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
--Oliver Goldsmith, "The Vicar of Wakefield"

"Always do what you want, and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
--Dr. Suess

"Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmie that he can? Let everyone mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made."
--Henry David Thoreau, "Walden"

"Three grand essentials to hapiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for."
--Joseph Addison

"In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty."
--Christopher Marlowe

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