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There once was a man who said "Damn!
Maurice E. Hare (1886-1967)There is a somewhat better variation of the above, also attributed to Maurice E. Hare, and given the date 1905:
I perceive with regret that I am
But a creature that moves
In predestinate grooves
I'm not even a bus, I'm a tram."
And someone wrote a nice reply:
For the grooves that you call a constraint
Are there to contrive
That you learn to survive
Trams arrive, buses may or they mayn't."
Freedom means you're free to do
Piet Hein, in Viking Vistas: