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Quotation by Rip Van Ronkel
There's no law against taking off a spaceship. It's never been done so they haven't gotten around to prohibiting it.
Rip Van Ronkel, and Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988), U.S. Irving Pichel. Barnes (John Archer), Destination Moon, trying to convince the rest of his team to take off in the rocket before a court injunction arrives (1950).
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