Quotes about Other Stuff
"Elitism is the slur directed at merit by mediocrity." - Sydney J. Harris, journalist (1917-1986)
"We're here to put a dent in the universe" - Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
"Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice." - E.M. Forster (1879-1970)
"If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead." - Gelett Burgess (1866-1951)
"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea." - John Nuveen (1896-1968)
"Freedom is just another word for having nothing to lose" - Me and Bobbie McGhee
Power corrupts and Powerpoint corrupts absolutely.
"If you can't believe what you read in comic books, what can you believe?" - Bullwinkle J. Moose
Linux is only free if your time is worth nothing!
Two major products to come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
The best assumption to have is that any commonly held belief is wrong.
Contrary to popular belief, UNIX is friendly. It just happens to be selective about who it makes friends with.
"Sometimes the light's all shining on me. Lately it occurs to me. What a long strange trip it's been" - Truckin - The Grateful Dead
"Experience is name everyone gives to their mistakes" - Oscar Wilde
"Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes, will manufacture professors" - Simone Weil
Remember: 2 + 2 = 5 for very large values of 2.
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one.
If everyone loves you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor track.
"There are no dull subjects, only dull writers" - H.L.Mencken
"Maybe this world is another planet's hell" - Aldous Huxley
"I prefer wicked rather than foolish. The wicked sometimes rest" - Alexandre Dumas
"Most people would die sooner than think; in fact, they do so" - Bertrand Russell
I don't know what language they will be using to program high performance computers 50 years from now, but I do know that it will be called FOTRAN.
Many scientists, engineers and economists appreciate the ease of use, portability and efficiency of FORTRAN. Most FORTRAN programmers aren't programmers, they're in another line of work and have numbers which need crunching.