|#10640||We warn the reader in advance that the proof presented here depends on a|
clever but highly unmotivated trick.
-- Howard Anton, "Elementary Linear Algebra"
|#10641||We who revel in nature's diversity and feel instructed by every animal tend to|
brand Homo sapiens as the greatest catastrophe since the Cretaceous extinction.
-- S.J. Gould
|#10642||We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical|
problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.
|#10643||We've sent a man to the moon, and that's 29,000 miles away. The center|
of the Earth is only 4,000 miles away. You could drive that in a week,
but for some reason nobody's ever done it.
-- Andy Rooney
|#10644||Weinberg, as a young grocery clerk, advised the grocery manager to get|
rid of rutabagas which nobody ever bought. He did so. "Well, kid, that
was a great idea," said the manager. Then he paused and asked the killer
question, "NOW what's the least popular vegetable?"
Law: Once you eliminate your #1 problem, #2 gets a promotion.
-- Gerald Weinberg, "The Secrets of Consulting"
|#10645||Wernher von Braun settled for a V-2 when he coulda had a V-8.|
|#10646||"What I've done, of course, is total garbage."|
-- R. Willard, Pure Math 430a
|#10647||What is algebra, exactly? Is it one of those three-cornered things?|
-- J.M. Barrie
|#10648||What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind.|
-- Thomas Hewitt Key, 1799-1875
|#10649||What is now proved was once only imagin'd.|
-- William Blake
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