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    "This is the nature of war: by protecting others, you save yourselves. If you only think of yourself, you'll only destroy yourself." - Seven Samurai

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    "If God did not want them to be shorn, he would not have made them to be sheep!" —The Magnificent Seven

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    "Danger always strikes when everything seems fine." - Seven Samurai

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    "I couldn't get enough. I mean, her pussy was like heroin to me. And it wasn't just about the sex, either. Naomi and I got along, I mean, we, we had similar interests and shit." —The Wolf of Wall Street

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    "Bandits are coming, you fool. Your head is on the block and all you think of are your whiskers?" - Seven Samurai

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    "Remeber. A war is run. We run, both in offense and defense. When you can't run, it's time to die." —Seven Samurai

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    "Find hungry samurai. Even bears come down from the mountains when they are hungry." - Seven Samurai

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    "How do I know a yak from a bear?" —Ch. Bronson in Telefon

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    "You fool! Damn you! You call yourself a horse! For shame! Hey! Wait! Please! I apologize! Forgive me!" - Seven Samurai

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    "Nature has everywhere written her protest against idleness; everything which ceases to struggle, which remains inactive, rapidly deteriorates. It is the struggle toward an ideal, the constant effort to get higher and further, which develops manhood and character.” —James Terry White

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    Gorobei Katayama: "Have you killed many?"
    Heihachi Hayashida: "Since it's impossible to kill them all - yah!"
    Heihachi Hayashida: "I usually run away."
    Gorobei Katayama: "A splendid principle."

    Seven Samurai

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    "—Who dressed me?
    —I did. I'm a big fan of bears.
    —I'm not wearing pants.
    —When's the last time you saw a bear wearing pants?
    —Wha the, what the fu....
    —Eh-d-d-d-d-d! Easy now. The only f-bomb we're using around here is Fred Savage."
    Once Upon a Deadpool

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    "How'd you like to kill thirty bandits?" - Seven Samurai

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    "The subtitle 'Per Aspera' comes from the Latin phrase Ad astra per aspera, meaning 'to the stars through hardships." — Maurice Hinson, paralipomena to his edition of Moszkowski, 15 Virtuosic Etudes, "Per Aspera," Op. 72

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    "You embarrass me. You're overestimating me. Listen, I'm not a man with any special skill, but I've had plenty of experience in battles; losing battles, all of them. In short, that's all I am. Drop such an idea for your own good." - Seven Samurai

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    "Unless you happen to be really savvy about the inner and outer workings of all your car's systems and its machinery and how all of that technology works together, you'll take it to someone who does know how to keep it maintained." — Todd Lammle CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide

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    "—Are you crazy? You're not going to eat that are you?
    —I'm hungry!
    —His refrigerator's been out of order for two weeks now: I saw milk standing up in there that wasn't even in the bottle.
    —What are you, some kind of health nut? Eat, Murray, eat."
    —motion picture, The Odd Couple

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    Kambei Shimada: Kikuchiyo, born on 17 February, the Second Year of Tensho. [He suddenly bursts out laughing]
    Kikuchiyo: What's so damn funny?
    Kambei Shimada: You don't look thirteen!

    Seven Samurai

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    "The right hand needs legatissimo and subtle shaping of four-measure phrases. Think of a lyrical rather than a virtusoso molto animato." —Maurice Hinson, notes to Moszkwoski étude n° 13, Op. 72

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    "They say the fish that gets away looks bigger than it really is." - Seven Samurai

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    "Marlboro maker Altria said it sees cigarette sales in the U.S. falling even faster than it had expected." — front page sidebar "What's News" from the WSJ, last Friday.

    Yes, I actually plunked down the four dollars for it on last Friday, hoping their good Friday crossword would still be there and to catch up on the news. No, I haven't actually gotten around to reading it yet.

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    "Don't you see? A real sword will kill you." - Seven Samurai

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    "Hey kid, what do you think you're doing: flying [a] jet? [...] Look, professor. I've been through a war. I've seen people panic and run a hundred times. Maybe ten times they had a reason. The other ninety they were just stupid: crazed, with idiotic fear. Well, whichever is the case here, it'd still make a darn good book." —motion picture The Slime People

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    "Consider who we're dealing with here. Give a wolf a taste of your leg and he'll ask for your hand." - Seven Samurai

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    "A generalization of the integral for functions of one or more variable lead to the idea of multiple integrals for functions of two or more variables. [...] [W]e postpone consideration of this topic to Chapter 6." —Spiegel, Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists, 1971.

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    "Use your balls, if you've got any!" - Seven Samurai

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    "Dalton, I always heard you had balls big enough to come in a dump truck." — Road House

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    "I'm with you. But I have to say that, although I understand the farmers' suffering and understand why you would take up their cause, it's your character that I find most compelling. In life one finds friends in the strangest places." - Seven Samurai

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    "There's a crack in the dilithium crystal, Captain. I cannot have her running in under two hours, Captain!" —probably some hallucinated episode of Star Trek

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    "Don't mess with me. I may look like hell, but I'm a real samurai!" - Seven Samurai

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    "Tendering a coin through the trap door of the fare slipped out and away, leaving an effect of uncanny, eccentric ghostliness upon the driver's mind." — Conrad,The Secret Agent

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    Gorobei Katayama: "Where shall we start our patrol?"
    Kambei Shimada: "The spot that worries us the most, of course."

    Seven Samurai

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    "We shall find that Laplace transforms provide useful means for solving linear differential equations. For this reason, it will be necessary for us to find Laplace transforms of derivatives. The following theorems are fundamental." — M. Spiegel, Advanced Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers

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    "Got what you deserved, you mud snails." - Seven Samurai

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