Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
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I would like a question answered today, said Tiffany. Provided it's not the one about how you get baby hedgehogs, said the man. No, said Tiffany patiently. It's about zoology. Zoology eh That's a big word, isn't it. No, actually it isn't, said Tiffany. Patronizing is a big word. Zoology is really quite short.
Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.
The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.
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