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Robert J. Hanlon

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Hanlon's Razor:"Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
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Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.
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Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
SPIDER ROBINSON
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
UNKNOWN
You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity.
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
Never put down to evil intent what can equally well be explained by stupidity.
UNKNOWN
Never put down to evil intent what can equally well be explained by thoughtlessness.
HERSCHEL M ROTHMAN
The fundamental claim of intelligent design is straightforward and easily intelligible: namely, ther...
WILLIAM A. DEMBSKI
Love can never be fully explained.
P. J. O'ROURKE
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motiva...
ALDOUS HUXLEY
Love is just love, it can never be explained.
SWEDISH PROVERB
For at least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great mo...
ALDOUS HUXLEY
From bar mitzvah on, [S J Perelman] had dreamed of being a Jewish Robert Louis Stevenson.
ISRAEL SHENKER
The share price can only be explained by takeover speculation.
ALEXANDER GROSCHKE
I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be...
MARTIN CHEMNITZ
From bar mitzvah on, [S J Perelman] had dreamed of being a Jewish Robert Louis Stevenson.
ISRAEL SHENKER
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TIMOTHY FERRISS
I never learned how to be adequately black. I never learned how to be black at all.
KARA WALKER
I would expect the next chapter in this story to be the abandonment of the deal by J&J. For J&J I th...
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RICHARD DAWKINS
I noticed money market rates soar, but that can be explained by month-end demand for cash.
HUGO MORALES
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.
SCOTT ADAMS
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public
SCOTT ADAMS
Not everything we experience can be explained by logic or science.
LINDA WESTPHAL
Those larger gains can be explained by the charter school model of a focused learning community.
GARY MIRON
I believe all complicated phenomena can be explained by simpler scientific principles.
LINUS PAULING
They were being nickel-and-dimed by J&J. They had to get out of that loop.
JAN WALD
Never do that by proxy which you can do yourself.
ITALIAN PROVERB
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
GANDHI
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. -Mahatma Gandhi.
MAHATMA GANDHI
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely e...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
What can be explained is not poetry.
W.B. YEATS
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely e...
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Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely e...
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Artificial intelligence will never be a match for natural stupidity.
JOSEPH ADDISON
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely e...
MARTIN LUTHER KING
That which is dreamed can never be lost, can never be undreamed.
NEIL GAIMAN
It is not always easy to diagnose. The simplest form of stupidity - the mumbling, nose-picking, stol...
ROBERTSON DAVIES
Miss J. Hunter Dunn, Miss J. Hunter Dunn,/ Furnish'd and burnish'd by Aldershot sun.
JOHN BETJEMAN
We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.
NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI
Never attribute to malevolence what is merely due to incompetence
ARTHUR C. CLARKE
Never underestimate human stupidity.
PITTACUS LORE
but she never asked because something so wonderful should never be explained
SARAH BLAKLEY-CARTWRIGHT
That could not be explained by anything other than plain, old-fashioned sex discrimination,
KIM GANDY
There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
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DANIEL HASSETT
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DAVID HEUPEL
How many consuming fires can there be in the words: freedom, peace and democracy and how easy they c...
SORIN CERIN
Never confuse honor with stupidity!
R.A. SALVATORE
My take is that J&J would still like to do the deal but that Guidant is unwilling to negotiate the p...
PATRICK KASER
My take is that J&J would still like to do the deal but that Guidant is unwilling to negotiate the p...
PATRICK KASER
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's own industry or by the stupi...
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JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
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ADAM
This stabilization in overall coverage rate can be explained by increases in government coverage tha...
CHARLES NELSON
All the stories we tell ourselves are wrong.
J. ROBERT LENNON
Folly is often more cruel in the consequences than malice can be in the intent.
ALDOUS HUXLEY
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that it may become probable by supernatura...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
That which can be destroyed by the truth should be.
P.C. HODGELL
I think the voice does that perfectly adequately without being imitated by other instruments.
EVAN PARKER
We never deceive for a good purpose: knavery adds malice to falsehood. [Fr., On ne trompe point e...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.
JEAN RACINE
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ALLAN REX SANDAGE
These arrests have taken place under the present structures of laws, which proves that these laws ca...
AMEER ALI
Everything can be explained to the people, on the single condition that you want them to understand.
FRANTZ FANON
Michael J. Fox was my idol. I always wanted to be Michael J. Fox.
DAVE ANNABLE
Without forgiveness and love, you will live with resentment, bitterness, malice and strife which res...
KEMI SOGUNLE
No words can adequately convey the sadness felt by all Americans over this act of unmitigated evil.
BOB DOLE
Malice can be spotted more easily in eyebrows than in opinions
CHRISTOPHER MOLINEUX
J&J is flexing its muscles. That's why J&J has come back so aggressively.
BRUCE NUDELL
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
ROBERT HEINLEIN
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a com...
ERWIN ROMMEL
The pleasure of being a scoundrel can be adequately savored in silence.
RéMY DE GOURMONT
All the swill from aircraft arriving from Nigeria shall be adequately incinerated and the aircraft a...
JOSEPH MUSAA
The past history of our globe must be explained by what can be seen to be happening now. No powers a...
JAMES HUTTON
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ALVARO GARCIA
We think we've pretty adequately covered the area. There will be holes; we're aware of that, and we'...
CRAIG UNGER
All I ever did to that apartment was hang fifty yards of yellow theatrical silk across the bedroom w...
JOAN DIDION
If anything were FULLY explained, everything would be explained.
FRIEDRICH HEBBEL
I attribute my success to this:—I never gave or took an excuse.
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
If J&J is not willing to up their bid, I think Guidant will be going to Boston Scientific.
DEBBIE WANG
Giving neutralizes the ill feelings caused by malice & resentment & help procure goodwill to the giv...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
ANSEL ADAMS
Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special c...
EMILE DURKHEIM
To be, or not to be, that is the question.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
PAULO COELHO
I loved Elijah Muhammad with a love that I can't adequately describe.
LOUIS FARRAKHAN
That which we do not believe, we cannot adequately say; even though we may repeat the words ever so ...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
We can never make proper goodbyes. It was your last ride in a Checker cab and you had no warning. It...
COLSON WHITEHEAD
The teacher, like the artist and the philosopher, can perform his work adequately only if he feels h...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
If liberalism discredited itself, Obama woulda never gotten elected, and the New Deal woulda gone by...
RUSH LIMBAUGH
The most beautiful and painful experiences can only be felt,they cannot be expressed or explained.
ANUPAMA GARG
There's a certain poetic license to $76, given that was the original J&J bid.
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The only shows that Americans watch in big numbers are shows about lawyers, doctors, or cops... Peop...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Sometimes you have to lie. One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit.
ROBERT J. FLAHERTY
We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were ...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Manners matter, asserts the professor. What provokes rebellion, he asserts, is not as often a theory...
ROBERT J. ALLISON
The hardest way to impress people is to try to impress people.
ROBERT J. RINGER
It's all about what you do every day, be remarkable!
ROBERT J BANACH
Always let people be surprised that you gave them more than you promised, faster than you promised, ...
ROBERT J. RINGER
Better to have someone unhappy about your refusal to commit than angry with your failure to execute.
ROBERT J. RINGER
No one disputes that seeming order can come out of the application of simple rules. But who wrote th...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
An overseer called him a traitor, and Rytlock killed him. That's how he became an overseer. Later, a...
J. ROBERT KING
That natural selection can produce changes within a type is disputed by no one, not even the staunch...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I'm often characterized as an optimistic writer, and certainly my 'Neanderthal Parallax'...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
A short story is one idea; a novel is a whole soup of them.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
A short story is the shortest distance between two points; a novel is the scenic route.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is the world's greatest pure physics thinktank, ...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
I have to uphold not only the constitution of Alabama, but I swore to uphold the Constitution of the...
ROBERT J. BENTLEY
I'm a very skeptical guy: my willing suspension of disbelief doesn't go very far when I'...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Forth & Towne was a great test of a promising concept and an illustration of the innovative risk...
ROBERT J. FISHER
Honor does not have to be defended.
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Deliberately to pursue happinesss is not the surest way of achieving it. Seek it for its own sake an...
ROBERT J. MCCRACKEN
How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely mor...
ROBERT J. SAWYER
Somehow, talking to young students brings you back to reality - it should, anyway.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
We should not be focusing on quick solutions. The really important concern for policymakers everywhe...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
As a child, I was fascinated by any branch of physical or biological science. Even today, I find gre...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
There's so much disagreement about investing, and it's because nobody really knows.
ROBERT J. SHILLER
That's the world we live in: when it comes to economics, people have emotions; it's not like...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
All taxes, except a 'lump-sum tax,' introduce distortions in the economy. But no government ...
ROBERT J. SHILLER
Tolerate, change, or be grateful.
J. ROBERT MOSKIN
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps t...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scienti...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I had had a continuing smoldering fury about the treatment of Jews in Germany.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, becaus...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Science is not everything, but science is very beautiful.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
I need physics more than friends.
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are ...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
Scientists are not delinquents. Our work has changed the conditions in which men live, but the use m...
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER
When it comes to negotiating diplomacy a pair of deuces beats hostility and four aces every time.
ROBERT J. RINGER
To the degree you overexpose yourself, you become an inflated commodity, which in turn causes a deva...
ROBERT J. RINGER