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Having is not always as pleasing a thing as wanting. It...

Having is not always as pleasing a thing as wanting. It is not logical but I have observed it to be true.

Edward A. Murphy, quote about Miscellaneous

Edward A. Murphy (1918-1990) Engineer working on Air Force Project MX981

Was born on: 11 jan 1918.
Died on 17 jul 1990, at 72 years old.


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