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
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.
Good ideas are out there for anyone with the wit and the will to find them. -- Malcolm Gladwell, Who says big ideas are rare?
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. -- Sherlock Holmes
Humans differ from animals to the degree that they are not merely an end result of their conditioning, but are able to reflect on their experiences and strategies, and apply insight to make changes in the way they live to modify the outcome. -- SlideTrombone (comment on "Programming can ruin your life")
If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in. -- Edsger W. Dijkstra
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart
If you can dream it, you can achieve it. –Zig Ziglar
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. ~Ray Goforth
If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. ~Anonymous