Describing Quotes

"He consulted much, pondered much, res...

"He consulted much, pondered much, resolved slowly, resolved surely." β€” Alexander Hamilton, describing George Washington
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Everything ends, and describing w...

Everything ends, and describing what is inevitable should not be viewed as a form of pessimism.β€”Liu Cixin
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"Imagine a room awash in gasoline, and there are two implacable enemies in that room. One...

"Imagine a room awash in gasoline, and there are two implacable enemies in that room. One of them has nine thousand matches, the other seven thousand matches. Each of them is concerned about who's ahead, who's stronger." - Carl Sagan describing the Nuclear arms race (1983)
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"The hardest part was taking a limb from the operating table ...

"The hardest part was taking a limb from the operating table and putting it on a pile of other limbs." --my grandfather Joseph Boland describing his work in a MASH unit during the Korean War.
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Douglas Adams describing someone who was supris...

Douglas Adams describing someone who was suprised: "He looked at him as if he had been asked for a lightly-fried weasel on a bun with french fries."
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