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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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Thomas Jefferson still survives.

Thomas Jefferson still survives.

by John Adams Found in: Famous last words Quotes,
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And now, in keeping with Channel 40's policy of always bringing you the latest in blood and guts, in living read more

And now, in keeping with Channel 40's policy of always bringing you the latest in blood and guts, in living color, you're about to see another first - an attempted suicide.

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Oh my, it's very beautiful over there.

Oh my, it's very beautiful over there.

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Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.

Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.

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If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said read more

If I had thought about it, I wouldn't have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can't do this. -- Spencer Silver on the work that led to the unique adhesives for 3-M Post-It Notepads.

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The opera isn't over till the fat lady sings. - "The Washington Post", June 13, 1978.

The opera isn't over till the fat lady sings. - "The Washington Post", June 13, 1978.

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I must end it. There's no hope left. I'll be at peace. No one had anything to do with this. read more

I must end it. There's no hope left. I'll be at peace. No one had anything to do with this. My decision totally.

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Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life.

Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life.

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What we know is not much; what we do not know is immense.

What we know is not much; what we do not know is immense.

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