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The 486 is to a modern CPU as a Jules Verne reprint is to a modern SF novel.
-- Henry Spencer
The absurd enlightens me on this point: there is no future.
-- Albert Camus
The absurd is born of this confrontation between the human need and the unreasonable silence of the world.
-- Albert Camus
The absurd man is he who never changes.
-- Auguste Barthelemy
The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium.
-- Norbet Platt
The amount of sleep required by the average person is usually thirty minutes more.
The angry man will defeat himself in battle as well as in life.
-- Samurai Maxim
The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV!
-- Homer Simpson
The Army has carried the American. . .ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.
-- T. Lehrer
The arrow has to draw back to fly ahead.
The art of flying is to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
-- Douglas Adams
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
-- Bernard M. Baruch
The art of love. . .is largely the art of persistence.
-- Albert Ellis
The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.
The attitudes of your friends are like the buttons on an elevator. They will either take you up or they will take you down.
-- Alexander Lockhart
The authority of Plato and Aristotle, of Zeno and Epicurus, still reigned in the schools; and their systems, transmitted with blind deference from one generation of disciples to another, precluded every generous attempt to exercise the powers, or enlarge the limits, of the human mind.
-- Edward Gibbon
The average teenager still has all the faults his parents outgrew.
The basic principle of spiritual life is that our problems become the very place to discover wisdom and love.
-- Jack Kornfield
The beginning and the end reach out their hands to each other.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them with our own image -- otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
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