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So what's the big deal? Doesn't everyone
Have an alligator somewhere, somehow?
And maybe this one has always been here,
But I never noticed it till now. -Betsy and Katie Tinney

How many parsecs to Babylon? 3.129 × 10-12 parsecs and 5.216 × 10-13.
Can I get there by Orion's light? Yes, and back again.
If your heels are nimble and wings are quick,
You can get there by Orion's light. - I, me, mine

Thomas: You don't make an allowance for individuality. How do you know that
out there, in day or night according to latitude, the entire world isn't
wanting to be hanged? - Christopher Fry, The Lady's Not For Burning

Delirium: She called me a person, did you hear? - Neil Gaiman, Brief Lives

Protect me, and I will follow every pumpkin.
Honor me, and I will answer big mad monster. - author unknown

"I'm not sure they had penguins in England," I say,
With visions of the all-penguin Hamlet racing through my head,
Or Romeo and Juliet, restaged as the forbidden love
Between polar bear and arctic fox.
"Besides, large fish-eating birds respond poorly
To theatrical direction." - cadhla, The Dubious Tragedy of Shakespeare's Missing Penguin

Hamlet: I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw. - William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Better the illusions that exalt us than 10,000 truths. - Alexander Pushkin

Mad, adj.: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence - Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

Guildenstern: What a shambles! We're just not getting anywhere.
Rosencrantz: Not even England. I don't believe in it anyways.
Guildenstern: What?
Rosencrantz: England.
Guildenstern: Just a conspiracy of cartographers, you mean?
- Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea;
And love is a thing that can never go wrong; And I am Marie of Roumania.
- Dorothy Parker

To absent friends, lost loves, old gods, and the season of mists; and may each and every one of us always give the devil his due. - Neil Gaiman, Season of Mists

Hostes aliengeni me abduxerent. Qui annus est? (Aliens abducted me. What year is it?)

You have to break an omelette to make eggs. Emma Bull, Finder

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