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Five Random Quotes
Last modified: Thursday, January 24, 2013.
This is the Five Hundred Eight Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Third view since 02/07/97.
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin; the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
       --Robert Anson Heinlein, Lazarus Long [712/1855]
Kardivilliwarrakurrakurrieapparlandoo: Name of a lake in Northern Australia
       --Anonymous, [1621/1855]
Let's talk about how to fill out your 1984 tax return. Here's an often overlooked accounting technique that can save you thousands of dollars: For several days before you put it in the mail, carry your tax return around under your armpit. No IRS agent is going to want to spend hours poring over a sweat stained document. So even if you owe money, you can put in for an enormous refund and the agent will probably give it to you, just to avoid an audit. What does he care? It's not his money.
       --Dave Barry, Sweating Out Taxes [161/1855]
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
       --Lawrence Durrell, [553/1855]
...the sea squirt, when young, seeks a rock to which it can anchor itself. Once it finds a rock, it will stay there the rest of its life. When it has been anchored, it no longer needs its brain, so it eats it. sort of like getting tenure...
       --Molly Ball, [122/1855]
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