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A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

Unknown, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

This is an aphorism from Aphorisms Galore!'s official collection. It was the Aphorism of the Day for 2014-10-20.

(no title)  ·  posted 2001 by Michael Leibensperger

This quote appeared in a technical paper by Walter F. Tichy (author of RCS), attributed as an "Old Polish Proverb." I came across this paper sometime around 1980 in the Carnegie-Mellon University science library; the quote stuck with me. The paper dealt with clock synchronization in computer networks.

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