Etienne Gilson

The only force capable of preserving a thing is the force which created it.

Real programmers work from 9 to 5, because that is the way the job is described in the formal spec. Working late would feel like using an undocumented external procedure.

Jeff Raskin

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.

Hlade's Law

If you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy person -- they will find an easier way to do it.

Fran Lebowitz

Nature is by and large to be found out of doors, a location where, it cannot be argued, there are never enough comfortable chairs.

Don't worry if it doesn't work right. If everything did, you'd be out of a job.

Pascal: A programming language named after a man who would turn over in his grave if he knew about it.

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