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“I would gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger to-day.”

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source: Thimble Theatre (comic strip) created by cartoonist E. C. Segar, March 20, 1932. J. Wellington Wimpy, known as Wimpy, is one of the characters in the comic strip Popeye, originally called Thimble Theatre. According to The Yale Book of Quotations, an earlier version of this line (“Cook me up a hamburger. I’ll pay you Thursday.”) appeared in the strip on June 21, 1931.

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“To use a fancy word, there’s a metacognition deficit. Very few in public life habitually step back and think about the weakness in their own thinking and what they should do to compensate.”

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source:A Case of Mental Courage,” The New York Times, August 23, 2010.

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