August Quotes

“Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.” — Abelson & Sussman, SICP

“When I want to read something nice, I sit down and write it myself.” — Mark Twain

“Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” — Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

“To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often.” — Winston Churchill

“As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.” — Albert Einstein

“No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part.” – Tiger Woods

“All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can’t get them together again, there must be a reason. By all means, do not use a hammer.” — IBM maintenance manual, 1925

“That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted.” — George Boole

“Any company large enough to have a research lab is too large to listen to it.” — Alan Kay

“If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.” — Chinese Proverb

“Time you enjoy wasting isn’t wasted time.” — Bertrand Russell

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” — Albert Einstein

The quotes are from Georgi Smilyanov’s page


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