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|#3616||"Well I don't see why I have to make one man miserable when I can make so many |
-- Ellyn Mustard, about marriage
|#3617||"And it should be the law: If you use the word `paradigm' without knowing what |
the dictionary says it means, you go to jail. No exceptions."
-- David Jones @ Megatest Corporation
|#3618||"Luke, I'm yer father, eh. Come over to the dark side, you hoser."|
-- Dave Thomas, "Strange Brew"
|#3619||"Let's not be too tough on our own ignorance. It's the thing that makes|
America great. If America weren't incomparably ignorant, how could we
have tolerated the last eight years?"
-- Frank Zappa, Feb 1, 1989
|#3620||"The History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through|
three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and
Sophistication, otherwise known as the How, Why and Where phases.
"For instance, the first phase is characterized by the question 'How can
we eat?' the second by the question 'Why do we eat?' and the third by
the question 'Where shall we have lunch?'"
-- Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
|#3621||"Don't think; let the machine do it for you!"|
-- E. C. Berkeley
|#3622||"It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan|
which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons,
insist of the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather
than be the instrument of his army's downfall."
-- Napoleon, "Military Maxims and Thought"
|#3623||"(The Chief Programmer) personally defines the functional and performance|
specifications, designs the program, codes it, tests it, and writes its
documentation... He needs great talent, ten years experience and
considerable systems and applications knowledge, whether in applied
mathematics, business data handling, or whatever."
-- Fred P. Brooks, _The Mythical Man Month_
|#3624||"It ain't over until it's over."|
-- Casey Stengel
|#3625||"If anything can go wrong, it will."|
-- Edsel Murphy
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