A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure. -- Hugh Kingsmill
Everybody makes their own fun. If you don't make it yourself, it ain't fun -- it's entertainment. -- David Mamet (as relayed by Joss Whedon)
So - what are the most important problems in software engineering? I’d answer “dealing with complexity”. -- Mark Chu-Carroll
Resume writing is just like dating, or applying for a bank loan, in that nobody wants you if you're desperate. -- Steve Yegge.
[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).
You can recognize truth by its beauty and simplicity. When you get it right, it is obvious that it is right. -- Richard Feynman
Fortune sides with him who dares. ~Virgil
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. ~Pablo Picasso
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. –Henry Ford
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. ~Michael John Bobak