Quotes

When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things.

Rob Pike (on syntax highlighting)

It’s too early in the morning for syntax highlighting.

Michael Wilder (Computer Science professor at the University of Idaho)

Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.

Robert Byrne

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.

Lao Tzu

Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

Edward Snowden

Blogs are a conversation no one wanted to have with you.

Michelle Wolf

Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.

Brian Kernighan

Anger at injustice is quite appropriate.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

You are only an extra in everyone else’s play.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The real winners are the ones who let themselves be happy.

Charles Beams (Eureka Seven)

Future-proofing is a sucker’s game.

Ben Lesh (Tweet)

The one measure of true love is: you can insult the other.

Slavoj Zizek

The cultivation of a hobby and new forms of interest is therefore a policy of first importance to a public man… To be really happy and really safe, one ought to have at least two or three hobbies, and they must all be real.

Winston Churchill

If you’re arguing, you’re losing.

Mike Thomas

The world is wide and there is room for both of us to be wrong.

H. G. Wells

Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which could only have originated in California.

Edsger W. Dijkstra

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