Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing
~ Benjamin Franklin ~
Do one thing, and do it well
~ Unix Philosophy ~
One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
~ Plato ~
If anything can go wrong, it will.
~ Murphy Law ~
Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand
~ Martin Fowler ~
What one programmer can do in one month, two programmers can do in two months.
~ Fred Brooks ~
Perfect is the enemy of good.
~ Voltaire ~
Unskilled persons tend to mistakenly assess their own abilities as being much more competent than they actually are.
~ Dunning-Kruger Effect ~
Be conservative in what you send, liberal in what you accept
~ Postel’s Law ~
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
~ Parkison's Law ~
For many phenomena, 80% of consequences stem from 20% of the causes.
~ Pareto Principle ~
The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time.
~ 90-90 Rule, Tom Cargill ~
Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead.
~ Benjamin Franklin ~
Knowledge isn't free you have to pay attention
~ Unknown ~
Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.
~ Rumi ~
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action
~ Herbert Spencer ~
Life became easier when you learn to accept apology you never got.
~ Robert Brault ~
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who has been swimming naked
~ Warren Buffet ~
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
~ Muhammad Ali ~
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
~ Anthony de Mello ~
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not. Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not. The world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
~ Calvin Coolidge. ~
You think because you understand 'one' you must also understand 'two', because one and one make two. But you must also understand 'and'.
~ Rumi ~
The road to hell is paved with good intentions
~ Proverb ~
People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill bit. They want a quarter-inch hole.
~ Theodore Levitt ~