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Josh Bazell
“In metric, one milliliter of water occupies one cubic centimeter, weighs one gram, and requires one calorie of energy to heat up by one degree centigrade—which is 1 percent of the difference between its freezing point and its boiling point. An amount of hydrogen weighing the same amount has exactly one mole of atoms in it. Whereas in the American system, the answer to ‘How much energy does it take to boil a room-temperature gallon of water?’ is ‘Go fuck yourself,’ because you can’t directly relate any of those quantities.”
Josh Bazell, Wild Thing

Shane Black
“Perry: Look up "idiot" in the dictionary. You know what you'll find?
Harry: A picture of me?
Perry: No! The definition of the word idiot, which you fucking are!”
Shane Black

Liu Cixin
“Also, a ship inside the lock must be pulled forward by four ‘mules,’ electric locomotives on rails. They”
Liu Cixin, The Three-Body Problem

Kate Mascarenhas
“The Society of Authors, as the Literary Representative of the Estate of John Masefield, granted permission to quote from The Box of Delights.”
Kate Mascarenhas, The Psychology of Time Travel

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