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QOTD - Quotes for 7/13/98 (is that lucky?)

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 98 20:40:06 -0700
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Subject: QOTD - Quotes for 7/13/98 (is that lucky?)

X-Lib-of-Cong-ISSN: 1098-7649
Forwarded-by: varda
Forwarded-by: (Quote of the day)

As they say in my country, the only things that separate us from the
animals are mindless superstition and pointless ritual.
	-- Andy Kaufman, (Latka Gravas) on an episode of "Taxi"

Forwarded-by: "Nora Fulton"
Forwarded-by: CSH Little <>

"Another damned, thick, square book!  Always scribble, scribble, scribble!
Eh!  Mr. Gibbon?"
	-- William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, to the author of
	   The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

Forwarded-by: Bob Young <>

We are going to cut off their air supply.  Everything they're selling,
we're going to give away for free.
	-- Paul Maritz,  Microsoft Group Vice-President, referring to
	   Microsoft's strategy to beat Netscape.  From an internal MS
	   memo published by the DOJ, as quoted in Business Week.

Forwarded-by: Sean Gugler
Forwarded-by: (Quote of the day)

Dante and Milton were both hyperliterary, bookish gents and their works,
though large, lack epic qualities.  Their works were and are of grad
students, by grad students, and for grad students, keeping in mind that
there were no grad students then.
	-- Tom Parmenter, Tue, 29 Jul 1997, on the mailing list
	   <>, in a discussion thread
	   of "epic" literature and what defines it.

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