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Can you answer? Yes I can,
but what would be the answer to the answer man?

-The Grateful Dead, "St. Stephen"

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Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.
-- Frank Barkow

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One of my favorites:

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
-- Douglas Adams

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The only thing worse than not getting what you want is getting what you want.
-- Oscar Wilde

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Those who know how to win are more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.
--- Polybius

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Experience is a hard teacher, because the test is given first, the lesson afterwards.
~~~ Vernon Lawson

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The only reason many people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory."
-- Paul Dontee

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The only reason many people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory."
-- Paul Dontee

He was lost in thought - fortunately, he did not have far to travel
-- Goon Show (and various)

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Everybody should believe in something -- I believe I'll have another drink.
-- W. C. Fields

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The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority.
The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority.
The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
~~~ A. A. Milne

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Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
-- Albert Einstein

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I get mail, therefore I am.

Nice! Paraphrasing Descartes (The man who gave us the x and the y in the carthesian coordinate system)

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Be nice to people on your way up, because you'll meet 'em on your way down.
-- Wilson Mizner

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The symptom of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
-- Bertrand Russell

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The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
-- George F. Will

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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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