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

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A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to.
Russell Baker (1925- )

Any simple problem can be made insoluble if enough meetings are held to discuss it.

For every solution he had a problem.

Inside every big problem there is a small problem struggling to get out.

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

The solution to the problem changes the problem.

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

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