Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 8 23:36:04 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 6:00 PM, JAMES A. LANDAU [advertisement deleted] <
JJJRLandau at> wrote:

> Two citations I heard today, both of which I am skeptical of:
> "It is easier to ask forgiveness than seek permission" attributed to the
> Jesuits
> "Those who can, do; those who can't, teach; those who can't teach, become
> gym teachers; those who can't teach gym become administrators" attributed to
> Woody Allen.

I'm with you on the first one. The second could very easily be an
extension/riff by W.A. on the well-known base, which I'm not going to try to
track down now.

Mark Mandel

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