Remember, always be yourself ... unless you suck! -- Joss Whedon
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. -- Colin Powell
What we choose to fight is so tiny! What fights us is so great! ... When we win it's with small things, and the triumph itself makes us small. ... Winning does not tempt that man. This is how he grows: by being defeated, decisively, by constantly greater beings. -- Rainer Maria Rilke, The Man Watching.
Making All Software Into Tools Reduces Risk. -- smoothspan.com
I had to learn how to teach less, so that more could be learned. -- Tim Gallwey, The inner game of work
To do something well you have to love it. So to the extent you can preserve hacking as something you love, you're likely to do it well. Try to keep the sense of wonder you had about programming at age 14. If you're worried that your current job is rotting your brain, it probably is. -- Paul Graham.
Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus
Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. –Farrah Gray
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. ~George Bernard Shaw
You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing. ~Philippos