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    Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.

    Isaac Asimov
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    The Dalai Lama once asked a Tibetan monk if he feared anything during his imprisonment and torture. He replied his greatest fear was losing his compassion for the Chinese guards tormenting him. To lose that would be to lose what he prized most.

    Dare to Forgive, by Edward M. Hallowell
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    Nuclear power is one hell of a way to boil water.

    Albert Einstein
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    I used to think that science would save us, and science certainly tried. But we can’t stand any more tremendous explosions, either for or against democracy. We would be a lot safer if the Government would take its money out of science and put it into astrology and the reading of palms.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
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    We all only live once. So we are obligated to make good use of the time that we have, and to do something that is meaningful and satisfying. This is something that I find meaningful and satisfying. That is my temperament. I enjoy creating systems on a grand scale, and I enjoy helping people who are vulnerable. And I enjoy crushing bastards. So it is enjoyable work.

    Julian Assange, Wikileaks
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    He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.

    Albert Einstein

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