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  • Mr. Guppy propounds for Mr. Smallweed’s consideration the paradox that the more you drink the thirstier you are and reclines his head upon the windowsill in a state of hopeless languor.

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  • It’s the grandfather paradox of time travel in which a man cannot travel to a time before he was born and kill his grandfather.
  • It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
    Arnold Toynbee

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