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.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
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