Attitude is no substitute for competence. -- Eric S. Raymond, How to become a hacker
If you don't fail at least 90 percent of the time, you're not aiming high enough. -- Alan Kay
Software is like sex: It’s better when it’s free. -- Linus Torvalds
We fail to realize that mastery is not about perfection. It's about a process, a journey. The master is the one who stays on the path day after day, year after year. The master is the one who is willing to try, and fail, and try again, for as long as he or she lives. -- George Leonard, Mastery.
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams. -- Mary Ellen Kelly
Einstein argued that there must be simplified explanations of nature, because God is not capricious or arbitrary. -- Frederick P. Brooks, No Sliver Bullet.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. –Grandma Moses
I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. –Benjamin Franklin
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan
If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. ~Jim Rohn