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    Andrews: You married him only because I told you not to.
    Ellie: You’ve been telling me what not to do ever since I can remember.
    Andrews: That’s because you’ve always been a stubborn idiot.
    Ellie: I come from a long line of stubborn idiots.
    Robert Riskin (1897–1955)

    Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century.
    Lewis Mumford (1895–1990)