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  • "In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
    - Johannes Lambertus Adriana van de Snepscheut (Computer scientest. 19531994) Attributed by Doug Rosenberg and Matt Stephens in Use Case Driven Object Modeling with UML Theory and Practice (2007).
  • "The superfluous, a very necessary thing."
    - Voltaire (Psuedonym of Francois Marie Arouet. Writer and embodiment of C18 Enlightenment. 1694-1778)
  • "Si Dieu n'existait pas, il fautrait l'inventer."
    (If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.)
    - Voltaire

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