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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

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Comment(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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