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I know the categories below don't begin with
the letter "Z", but until I find some quotes
about zebras, this is as good a place
as any to stick them.
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Things are gradually falling into place on top of me.
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at
Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is
nothing but cabbage with a college education.
Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894)
"Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar"
Every day, the hummingbird eats its own weight in food. You may wonder how it
weighs the food. It doesn't. It just eats another hummingbird.
It's over, and can't be helped, and that's one consolation, as they say in
Turkey, ven they cuts off the wrong man's head.
Sam Weller in Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers (1837)