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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't.
Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

Great things can be reduced to small things, and small things to nothing.

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

If mathematically you end up with the incorrect answer, try multiplying by the page number.

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.
Rita Mae Brown (1944- )

Logic is one thing and commonsense another.
Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.

Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to modern people who blow horns to break up traffic jams.

Nothing starts with the letter “n” and nothing ends with the letter “g”.

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

The probable impossible is always preferable to the improbable possible.

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