Aphorisms

Collected throughout college by Nikita Pavlov

Trees are the number one cause of forest fires.

Guns don't kill people, bullets do.

What’s life? Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it.

Life is a fatal sexually transmitted disease.

Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code.

Res ipse loquitur (duh!)

Love is not finding the perfect person, but finding the imperfect person perfect.

He was going to live forever, or die trying.

Life is too short to be sorry.

Teamwork is essential; it gives the enemy other people to shoot at. (Murphy's Law)

Solve: Is is not not is not is not is is is not is it not not is not is is is is it not

The qualities of a truly beautiful woman cannot be obscured, even though seen through a curtain of rain, mist, flowers, or bamboo.

"One of the ways to know you found "the one" is by what happens after hurt. If you still love as much, or more, and want nothing else but to fix things and be in one another's arms again then you are on the right track."
- Casper

Being a graduate student is like becoming all of the Seven Dwarves. In the beginning you're Dopey and Bashful. In the middle, you are usually Sneezy, Sleepy, and Grumpy. But by the end, they call you Doc, and then you're Happy.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it."
– Brian W. Kernighan

RED is the color of blood and destruction.
ORANGE leaves peels at a social function.
YELLOW is sunny and cheerfully bright.
GREEN is the grass where we romp in delight.
BLUE is the sky when you're not at CU.
INDIGO... heck, it's exactly like blue.
PURPLE is eyelids when you're up all night.
And now we got our rainbow right!
- Nik's random ditty

Theorem: $1.00 = 10 cents
Proof:
Given: $1.00 = 100 cents
Divide both sides by 100
$ 1/100 = 100/100 cents
=> $ 1/100 = 1 cent
Take square root of both sides
=> sqrt($1/100) = sqrt (1 cent)
=> $ 1/10 = 1 cent
Multiply both sides by 10
=> $1.00 = 10 cent

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