„All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.“

—  Thomas J. Watson, Actually a remark by Nicholas Murray Butler. Source: American Dental Association (1959) The Journal of the American Dental Association. Vol 59. p. 289. Quoted by Watson in comments about "Think" and attributed to Nicholas Murray Butler - IBM Archives: Comments on "THINK" - Transcript https://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/multimedia/think_trans.html
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