Aret (aret) wrote,
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Pratchett. Going Postal.

Steal five dollars and you were a petty thief. Steal thousands of dollars and you were either a government or a hero.

...no practical definition of freedom would be complete without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is the freedom upon which all the others are based.

Lord Vetinari.

...he wasn't entirely at home among people who, if they saw a pinup, would pay attention to the pins.

"...well, you've got to learn to walk before you try to run, sir!"
"No! Never say that, Tolliver! Never! Run before you walk! Fly before you crawl! Keep moving forward!..Because if we fail, I'd rather fail really hugely..."


Типичная ситуация: стратегия "достигнуть успеха" vs. "избежать поражения". Мне, безусловно, гораздо больше импонирует первая, но по жизни чаще применяю вторую =-/

The mug had once hilariously informed the world that clinical insanity wasn't necessary for employment, but most of the words had faded, leaving:
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD
TO WORK HERE BUT IT HELPS

Если бы у меня не было юзерпика с бандерлогом, завела бы себе такой =-)

...answers to those questions only librarians are considered to be able to answer, such as "Is this the laundry?" "How do you spell surreptitious?" and, on a regular basis, "Do you have a book I remember reading once? It had a red cover and it turned out they were twins."

Извините за флуд. Вчера сидела без интернета, а сегодня - вечер дома, все одно к одному!
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