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Jim Henson
“Simple is good.”
Jim Henson, It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

Mary Roach
“The nobility of the human spirit grows harder for me to believe in. War, zealotry, greed, malls, narcissism. I see a backhanded nobility in excessive, impractical outlays of cash prompted by nothing loftier than a species joining hands and saying “I bet we can do this.” Yes, the money could be better spent on Earth. But would it? Since when has money saved by government red-lining been spent on education and cancer research? It is always squandered. Let’s squander some on Mars. Let’s go out and play.”
Mary Roach, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Mary Roach
“Life contains these things: leakage and wickage and discharge, pus and snot and slime and gleet. We are biology. We are reminded of this at the beginning and the end, at birth and at death. In between we do what we can to forget.”
Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Jim Henson
“Please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It's a good life, enjoy it.”
Jim Henson

Jim Henson
“Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.”
Jim Henson

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