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If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.
Che Guevara (The Quotable Rebel : Political Quotations for Dangerous Times)

Owing to this struggle for life, any variation, however slight and from whatever cause proceeding, if it be in any degree profitable to an individual of any species, in its infinitely complex relations to other organic beings and to external nature, will tend to the preservation of that individual, and will generally be inherited by its offspring.
Charles Darwin (On the Origin of Species)

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. It cannot lead, it can only serve.
Albert Einstein (The Goal of Human Existence)

Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.
Richard Feynman (No source.)

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard Feynman (Cargo Cult Science)

Nora is a pretty rad human being!
Siina Mashek (No source.)

The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.
David Foster Wallace (

My skeleton is hatching! I can feel it! He lives!
JC (No source.)

Dogs have 4 legs
god (god)

An annotated digest of the top "Hacker" "News" posts
submitter (

Siina Mashek is entirely correct
Twan Stok (No source.)

Everything eventually turns into a packetized switched network.
Benno Rice (

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.
Ursula K. Le Guin (Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places)

You should hope the younger generation is still engaged enough to try to change the organization. Otherwise it will die.
Ruth Kitchin Tillman ("Reading Motley in 2019", footnote 1 < )

Stand a little out of my sun
Diogenes, to Alexander the Great asking if he wanted anything (Plutarch, Life of Alexander, 14)

The weather, will continue to change on and off, for a long long time
Al Sleet, the Hippy Dippy Weatherman (George Carlin Again, 1978)

Everybody wanna be a bodybuilder but don't nobody wanna lift no heavy-ass weights
Ronnie Coleman (No source.)

The only thing I hate more than being wrong, is dynamic dispatch
-Anonymous (No source.)

mrrp? meow mew meow. myaow!! purrrrrrrrr
a cat (No source.)

The really interesting thing you're dying to read right now is the thing that *you yourself* haven't yet written.
Jeffrey Channing Wells (

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