Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex, intelligent behavior. Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple, stupid behavior. -- Dee Hock, Birth of the Chaordic Age
Don't worry about what anybody else is going to do. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. -- Alan Kay
[How friendly will this machine be?] Well, I don’t think it’s a matter of friendliness, because ultimately if the program is going to accomplish anything of value, it will probably be relatively complex. -- Gary Kildall (inventor of CP/M, one of the first OS for the micro).
Good work is no done by ‘humble’ men. -- H. Hardy, A mathematician's apology.
Premature abstraction is an equally grevious sin as premature optimization. -- Keith Devens
Des mots simples, quand ils sont bien utilisés, font faire à des gens ordinaires des choses extraordinaires. -- Khaled TANGAO
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. –Helen Keller
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. –Latin Proverb
Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument. ~Anonymous