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If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. 
 - George Bernard Shaw

You see things; and you say: "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say: "Why not?"      
 - George Bernard Shaw 

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. 
 - Oscar Wilde 

Write something, even if it's just a suicide note. 
 - Gore Vidal 

Crash programs fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month. 
- Wernher von Braun 

Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course. 
 - George Bernard Shaw

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. 
 - Josef Stalin 

The universe is a pretty big space. It's bigger than anything anyone has ever dreamed of before. So, if it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space, right? 
 - Carl Sagan


 All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
 - Galileo Galilei 

The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy. 
 - Friedrich  Nietzsche


One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.

 - Henry Ford 


I've been on a calendar but I have never been on time. 
 - Marilyn Monroe 


There is only one religion, though there are a hundread versions of it. 
 - George Bernard Shaw 


Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
 - Henry Ford 


Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
 - Winston Churchill


 There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
 - Salvador Dali


Don't find fault, find a remedy.
 - Henry Ford 
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
 - Eleanor Roosevelt 


Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
 - Anton Chekhov   


Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.

- Albert Einstein 


Grief is the price we pay for love.
 - Queen Elizabeth II


I am desperately trying to figure out why Kamikaze pilots wore helmets. 
 - Dave Edison 


We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?
 - Jean Cocteau 


Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
 - Mark Twain 


Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.

 -  Plato 


Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
 - Napoleon 


Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
 - Carl Sagan


Happy endings don't happen very often, but when they do, they might be just a bad new beginning...  
  - Anonymous

Take what you can use and let the rest go by. 
  - Ken Kesey