A designer knows he has arrived at perfection not when there is no longuer anything to add, but when there is no longuer anything to take away. -- Antoine de St Exupery.
Hire people smarter than you. Work with people smarter than you. Listen to them. Let them lead you. Take the blame for all failures, give away the credit for all successes. -- How to fail: 25 secrets learned through failure
Within a computer natural language is unnatural. -- Alan J. Perlis (Epigrams in programming)
No matter how much you plan you’re likely to get half wrong anyway. So don’t do the ‘paralysis through analysis’ thing. That only slows progress and saps morale. -- 37 Signal, Getting real
Heureux l'étudiant qui comme la Rivière peut suivre son cours sans quitter son lit... -- Sebastien, sur commentcamarche.net
We remember what we learn when we care about performing better and when we believe that what we have been asked to do is representative of reality. -- Roger Schank, Engines for Education
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. –Abigail Van Buren
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~Jim Ryun
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You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame. –Erica Jong