Quickie Quotes

“Philosophy of Science is as useful to scientists as Ornithology is to birds.”

— Richard Feynman


“The Catechism of Cliche”

From a column by the late Flann O’Brien, written early in his 25 years with the Irish Times:

When things are few, what also are they?
Far between.
What are stocks of fuel doing when they are low?
How low are they running?
What does one do with a suggestion?
One throws it out.
For what does one throw a suggestion out?
For what it may be worth.

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