Sayings, Quotes, & Musings

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All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

Blaise Pascal – French Mathematician

“kicking the can down the road”

postponing the inevitable.

All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.

“The best of all possible worlds” was coined by the German polymath Gottfreid Leibnitz in reference to his attempt at solving the problem of evil. Voltaire later advocated a more practical precept of the idea in the novella “Candide” without rejecting Leibniz’s optism outright.

Land the Plane

Get to the point. Communicate clearly and get on with it. Don’t let your idea fall off the runway.

Brevity is the soul of wit […]

Polonius in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

“I was abruptly recognized as nonthreatening, brusquely advised to fuck off, and off I duly and promptly fucked.”

Christopher Hitchens – Hitch 22

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