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“Make no choice, and you have chosen. Failure to decide, because you lack the right, is itself a decision, First Councilor. In abstaining, you vote.”
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“Monsters are entirely mythological, sir, like spirits, werebeasts, and competent bureaucrats.”
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“The sad truth of history has always been that the unreasoning masses follow the powerful, and not the wise.”
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“A culture with cats is richer and more humane than one deprived of their unique companionship.”
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“La historia ha confirmado la triste verdad de que las masas irracionales siempre se han alineado detrás del poderoso y no del sabio.”
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“-Te llamaré Sospecha... tus compañeros de camada serán Duda, Hostilidad, Ingratitud y Estupidez.”
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“I wait with sullen resignation,” said Tuf, unmoving.”
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“Se comete un gran error creyendo que los seres humanos son capaces de alcanzar tarde o temprano los límites de su satisfacción.”
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“Her name was Tolly Mune, but in the stories they call her all sorts of things.”
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“Equity is often difficult to judge, and still more difficult to achieve,”
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“It fits,” said Tolly Mune. “Sometimes I feel this ship is haunted.” “This suggests why it is wiser to rely upon intellect rather than feelings, Portmaster.”
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“No sooner had the Flowering taken root, so to speak, than your people rushed back to their private chambers, unleashed their carnal lusts and parental urges, and began reproducing faster than ever. Mean family size is greater now than five years ago, by .0072 persons, and your average citizen becomes a parent sooner by .0102 years.”
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“Weight, sir, is entirely a function of gravity, and is therefore most malleable. Moreover, I am unwilling to concede you the authority to judge my weight over, under, or just right, these being subjective criteria. Aesthetics vary from world to world, as do genotypes and hereditary predisposition. I am quite satisfied with my present mass, sir.”
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“If," said Haviland Tuf. "A most difficult word. So short, and so often fraught with disappointment and frustration.”
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“Such are the vicissitudes of life," Tuf said, "that each of us must sometimes accept that which he does not like.”
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“Such are the vicissitudes of life,” Tuf said, “that each of us must sometimes accept that which he does not like.”
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“Un monde vraiment civilisé laisse une place aux félins.”
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“Le poids, monsieur, est fonction de la gravité. C'est pas conséquent une notion tout à fait relative. En outre, je ne consens pas à vous reconnaître quelque compétence que ce soit pour juger si mon poids est excessif ou convenable, compte tenu de la subjectivité des critères d'évaluation. L'esthétique varie d'un monde à l'autre, tout comme les génotypes et les prédispositions héréditaires. Je suis parfaitement satisfait de ma masse actuelle, monsieur.”
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“Hélas, les miracles ne sont qu'illusions, farfadets de mythes, et je n'ai rien d'autre sous le coude que mon avant-bras.”
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“N'étant pas moi-même mangeur de chaire animale, je ne peux m'engager sur la réponse. J'imagine toutefois que la bêtaviande sera au goût de toute personne mourant de faim.”
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“- Vous ne valez pas mieux que nous. Vous n'êtes qu'un homme, Tuf. Un sacré drôle de numéro, je vous l'accorde, mais un homme, ni plus ni moins. Qu'est-ce qui vous donne ce foutu droit de jouer avec notre planète, avec nos vies, de vous prendre pour un dieu ?
- L'Arche, répondit simplement Haviland Tuf.”
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