"When more cognitive functions are performed automatically, we can perform
at a higher level."
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
- Vince Lombardi
"There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path."
"There's no substitute for a good newbie who's thick-skinned enough to ask
the dumb questions. Hard to find and worth far more than diamonds."
- Ian Clark
"Eat a frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you
the rest of the day."
- Mark Twain
"After learning the script, you must learn the grammar and the vocabulary,
and after that you must master the idiom and style, and after that you must
develop fluency in the use of the language to express your own ideas. All this
requires study and exercise and time, and cannot be hurried."
- C.A.R. Hoare
"We're all someone else to someone else"
- Calvin and Hobbes
"It's not the things we do in life that we regret on our death bed,
it is the things we do not."
- Randy Pausch
"We are your genetic destiny."
"People aren't against you; they're for themselves."
"Ideas are shit, execution's the game."
"In short, swap space is like wine. A glass or two now and then won't
hurt you and might even be a good choice. Hitting the bottle constantly is
a problem, however."
- Michael W. Lucas
"If you take yourself too seriously, no one else will."
181107 <+switch> I don't understand why none of my quotes are amongst your
181115 <+switch> I'm so profound
"What I learned is that burning out isn’t just about work load, it’s about work
load being greater than the motivation to do work."
- Keith Yost
"You don't have to participate in the decision to control it. As long as you're
controlling the logic, you're controlling the decision."
- Don Reinertsen
"If you get people together for a meeting about how important some topic is, then you know that you failed."
- Richard Cook
"With public key cryptography, there’s a horrible, fundamental challenge of
finding somebody, anybody, to establish and maintain the infrastructure. For
example, you could enlist a well-known technology company to do it, but this
would offend the refined aesthetics of the vaguely Marxist but comfortably
bourgeoisie hacker community who wants everything to be decentralized and who
non-ironically believes that Tor is used for things besides drug deals and
- James Mickens
"Why program by hand in five days what you can spend twenty-five years of your life automating?"
- Terrence Parr