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In Too lazy to assign a category on May 1, 2005 at 5:00 pm

A cynic is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
—Sidney J Harris

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
—James Branch Cabell

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
—Albert Einstein

The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover there is no reason.
—John Cage

Sex is the most compressed set of circumstances that we've got. Everything is in that collision.
—Arthur Miller

Ambition is exhausting. It makes you friends with people for the wrong reasons, just like drugs.
—Carrie Fisher

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream by night.
—Edgar Allan Poe

Sanity is madness put to good uses.
—George Santayana

Appealing work spaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
—Annie Dillard

Experience is what you have when what you expect doesn't happen.
—Lee Shulman

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