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  • Habit is not mere subjugation, it is a tender tie: when one remembers habit it seems to have been happiness.
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  • Sooner or later, the great men turn out to be all alike. They never stop working. They never lose a minute. It is very depressing.V.S. Pritchett

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"A mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems."

The author of the phrase is not Erdős, but Alfréd Rényi. See http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Renyi.html.

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