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    Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools. -- 1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

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Good people are always so sure they're right.

Good people are always so sure they're right.

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I have tried so hard to do right.

I have tried so hard to do right.

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All fled--all done, so lift me on the pyre;
The feast is over, and the lamps expire.

All fled--all done, so lift me on the pyre;
The feast is over, and the lamps expire.

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Wonderful, wonderful this death.

Wonderful, wonderful this death.

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Oh my, it's very beautiful over there.

Oh my, it's very beautiful over there.

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To my friends: My work is done. Why wait?.

To my friends: My work is done. Why wait?.

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Death is a law and not a punishment. Three things ought to console us for giving up life; the friends read more

Death is a law and not a punishment. Three things ought to console us for giving up life; the friends whom we have lost, the few persons worth of being loved whom we leave behind us, and finally the memory of our stupidities and the assurance that they are now going to stop.

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A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and read more

A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make. -- Response to Debbi Fields' idea of starting Mrs. Fields' Cookies.

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One sweetly solemn though comes to me over and over, I am nearer to home today than I have ever read more

One sweetly solemn though comes to me over and over, I am nearer to home today than I have ever been before.

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