"It's the old story. I was in the middle of successful acting career when I was bitten by the accounting bug."
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Can't Do the Math/Won't Do the Math.
"Pi what squared? Long John, you should be able to get this."
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Falling off the Math Cliff
Accountants just want to have fun...
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"You realize, of course, that this means war."
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"I just figured out why we've never had girlfriends."
Friends often dropped by and subjected Sir Isaac to a little good-natured ridicule.
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"Maybe it's not a wrong answer - maybe it's just a different answer."
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With the aid of an abacus, Elizabeth Barrett Browning counts the ways.
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"If you think it's tough at this level, kid, wait until you get into calculus."
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Lesser-Known 'Conscious Uncouplings
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"I like the part about the deer."
"He's a nice young man, but are you sure he's an M.B.A.?"
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"It turns out that if you give a hundred monkeys a hundred typewriters, eventually they'll turn out the work of Tarantino."
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"Tonight we're going to let the statistics speak for themselves."
"At least with math and physics you sometimes find the answer."
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"This is fine as far as it goes. From here on, it's who you know."
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Cat doing complex equation to work out the jump he needs to make.
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"My wife will have the number 2. I'll have the number five. And the kids will split an order of the number nine." "2 + 5 + 4 1/2 + 4 1/2 = 16"
"Who dealt this mess?"
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A teacher sits in front of a blackboard that advertises various school subjects as being for sale.
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"Big deal, an A in math. That would be a D in any other country."
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"New from accounting, sir. Two and two is four again."
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