Tom Lehrer

1928 -

A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on mathematics, plagiarism, research, secrets, and success

In one word he told me the secret of success in mathematics: plagiarize; only be sure always to call it . . . research.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

Source: Lobachevski (A musical recording.)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on ability, army, colors, discrimination, idealism, and logic

The Army has carried the American . . . ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on communication

If a person feels he can't communicate, the least he can do is shut up about it.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on preparation

Disclaimer: If anyone disagrees with anything I say, I am quite prepared to not only retract it, but also to deny under oath I ever said it.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on life

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Life is like a sewer . . . what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on justice, people, trouble, and wishes

I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up.

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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A Quote by Thomas Andrew (Tom) Lehrer on love and people

I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like that!

Tom Lehrer (1928 -)

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