"Never judge a book by its movie."
- J.W. Eagen

"My work is done. Why wait?"
- George Eastman - US inventor and industrialist - Suicide note

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives."
- Abba Eban

"That's the nature of research-you don't know what in hell you're doing."
- 'Doc' Edgerton

"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
- Thomas Edison

"The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy."
- Edwin Edwards - Governor of Louisiana

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
- Albert Einstein

"If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."
- Albert Einstein

"If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research, would it?"
- Albert Einstein

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."
- Albert Einstein

"If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith."
- Albert Einstein

"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
- Albert Einstein

"The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax."
- Albert Einstein

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
- Albert Einstein

"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality."
- Albert Einstein

"The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency."
- Albert Einstein

"Everything should be made a simple as possible, but not simpler."
- Albert Einstein

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers."
- T. S. Eliot

"I should like to be a horse."
- Queen Elizabeth II - when asked about her ambitions as a child.

"The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogren and stupidity."
- Harlan Ellison

"The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts."
- Paul Erlich

"Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.'
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A man's wife has more power over him than the state has."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I hate quotations. Tell me what you know."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sanity is very rare: every man almost, and every woman has a dash of madness."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top."
- English Professor, Ohio University

"I am not sure what this is, but an `F' would only dignify it."
- English Professor

"I'm returning this note to you, instead of your paper, because it (your paper) presently occupies the bottom of my bird cage."
- English Professor, Providence College

"Epperson's law:
When a man says it's a silly, childish game, it's probably something his wife can beat him at."

"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems."
- P. Erdos

"Let me assure you that to us here at First National, you're not just a number. You're two numbers, a dash, three more numbers, another dash and another number."
- James Estes

"You can pay attention to the fact, in which case you'll probably become a mathematician, or you can ignore it, in which case you'll probably become a physicist."
- Len Evans, professor, Northwestern University, teaching an honors calculus course

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