A dozen, a gross, and a score... Plus three times the square-root of four... Divided by seven... Plus five times eleven... Is nine squared and not a bit more.

Boris Pasternak

Man is born to live, not to prepare for life.

The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.

Clare Booth Luce

There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.

When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.

It's all right to have a train of thoughts, if you have a terminal.

If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like his dream, we call him a crank.

Celia Green

The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.

I can't listen to that much Wagner; I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.

Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.


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