Opportunities that present themselves to you are the consequence -- at least partially -- of being in the right place at the right time. They tend to present themselves when you're not expecting it -- and often when you are engaged in other activities that would seem to preclude you from pursuing them. And they come and go quickly -- if you don't jump all over an opportunity, someone else generally will and it will vanish. -- Marc Andreessen (http://blog.pmarca.com/)
If you don't fail at least 90 percent of the time, you're not aiming high enough. -- Alan Kay
It is said that the real winner is the one who lives in today but able to see tomorrow. -- Juan Meng, Reviewing "The future of ideas" by Lawrence Lessig
Attitude is no substitute for competence. -- Eric S. Raymond, How to become a hacker
The problem is that small examples fail to convince, and large examples are too big to follow. -- Steve Yegge.
The best way to learn to live with our limitations is to know them. --E. W. Dijkstra, The humble programmer
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Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to doDon’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. ~Jim Rohn
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi
What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable. ~Anonymous