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Did I mention pressure? In various forms... see you tomorrow.
Definition of expert: x as in unknown, spurt as in drip under pressure.
Hermits have no peer pressure.
I have occasionally had the exquisite thrill of putting my finger on a
little capsule of truth, and heard it give the faint squeak of mortality
under my pressure.
I'm a registered Republican, I only seem liberal because I believe that
hurricanes are caused by low barometric pressure and not gay marriage.
(dialogue from "The Newsroom")
I'm working on a plan to take all the salt out of all the oceans. The
fish are getting high blood pressure.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice,
but nothing to choose from.
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would
make no sense. It would be a description without meaning- as if you
described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
Lobbyists are people who go to Washington to mix business with pressure.
Pressure is a five dollar bet with three dollars in your pocket.
The polygraph looks for abrupt increases in heart rate, blood pressure
and perspiration. The polygraph is, therefore, a highly reliable
detector of orgasms. But does it detect lies? Only if you're lying about
having an orgasm.
The President must be greater than anyone else, but not better than
anyone else. We subject him and his family to close and constant
scrutiny and denounce them for things that we ourselves do every day. A
Presidential slip of the tongue, a slight error in judgment- social,
political, or ethical- can raise a storm of protest. We give the
President more work than a man can do, more responsibility than a man
should take, more pressure than a man can bear. We abuse him often and
rarely praise him. We wear him out, use him up, eat him up. And with all
this, Americans have a love for the President that goes beyond loyalty
or party nationality; he is ours, and we exercise the right to destroy
There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.
There's more pressure on a vet to get it right. People say "it was god's
will" when granny dies, but they get angry when they lose a cow.
Things get worse under pressure. (Murphy's Law of Thermodynamics)
To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much
pressure they're under from the public.
Truth has a way of shifting under pressure.
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