Making All Software Into Tools Reduces Risk. -- smoothspan.com
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.
Lisp is a programmable programming language. -- John Foderaro
There are many ways to avoid success in life, but the most sure-fire just might be procrastination. -- Hara Estroff Marano.
Always dive down into a problem and get your hands on the deepest issue behind the problem. All other considerations are to dismissed as "engineering details"; they can be sorted out after the basic problem has been solved. -- Chris Crawford
C’s great for what it’s great for. -- Ben Hoyts (micropledge)
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals. ~Booker T. Washington
Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. –Teddy Roosevelt
Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value. ~Albert Einstein
The mind is everything. What you think you become. –Buddha