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Quotes tagged “Occam's Razor”
M: Oh, do come along, Bond! Let's think of a more logical explanation, shall we?”
Ben Schmidt: What—what man?
Mike Milligan: Just a man. He works in a factory. One day, the boss gets it in his mind that this man is stealing from him. So, every night at the gate, the guards search his wheelbarrow. But they never find anything.
Ben Schmidt: Pat him down.
Mike Milligan: Oh, they do that. Strip him naked—nothin'.
Ben Schmidt: So he's not stealin'.
Mike Milligan: Of course he is.
Lou Solverson: Wheelbarrows.
Mike Milligan: Thank you. That's right. He's stealing wheelbarrows.
Ben Schmidt: What?
Mike Milligan: My point is sometimes the answer is so obvious you can't see it because you're looking too hard.”
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