Tuesday, April 22, 2008

10 Quotes Worth Considering

"Focus is a matter of deciding what things you're not going to do." -- John Carmack

"It's hard enough to find an error in your code when you're looking for it; it's even harder when you've assumed your code is error-free." -- Steve McConnell

"Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom." -- Friedrich Hayek

"Facts per se can neither prove nor refute anything. Everything is decided by the interpretation and explanation of the facts, by the ideas and the theories." -- Ludwig Von Mises

"For all the saber-rattling conservatives can do when it comes to fighting backward nations with high-tech weaponry, when it comes to an issue that might require actual courage from them, they are to use a military term, AWOL." -- Douglas Wilson

"It is becoming more and more obvious, that it is not starvation, not microbes, not cancer but man himself who is mankind's greatest danger" -- Carl Jung

"Those who do not have swords may still die upon them." -- J.R. Tolkien

"Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot sundae." -- Kurt Vonnegut

"Being right too soon is socially unacceptable. " -- Robert A. Heinlein

"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius" -- Sherlock Holmes


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