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QUOTATION: He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
QUOTATION: He had decided to live for ever or die in the attempt.
QUOTATION: There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified
that a concern for ones own safety in the face of dangers that were
real and immediate was the process of a rational mind.... Orr would be
crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didnt, but if he was sane
he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and didnt have
to; but if he didnt want to he was sane and had to.
QUOTATION: Frankly, Id like to see the government get out of war
altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
QUOTATION: Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified
was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably
than everyone else.