Quotes I Like

A man who has the knowledge but lacks the power to express it is no better off than if he never had any ideas at all.

Pericles (c. 429 BCE)

Models don't kill projects, people kill projects.

Scott W. Ambler (2000)

Conceive the buildings in imagination, not first on paper but in the mind, thoroughly, before touching paper.

Frank Lloyd Wright (1960)

It's my fault.

Chet Hendrickson (2000)

It's about finding something you yourself are interested in, and then going out and doing it.

Linus Torvalds (2001)

These things cannot be explained in detail. From one thing, know ten thousand things. When you attain the Way of strategy there will not be one thing you cannot see. You must study hard.

Miyamoto Musashi (1645)

These are things you must learn thoroughly.

Miyamoto Musashi (1645)

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

They can, because they think they can!

Virgil (70BCE - 19BCE)

Education is not something you can finish.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

When I was seven, my grandfather sent me a kids' book on anthropology. Each chapter described the fascinating customs and creation stories of a different culture. I saw quickly that each culture had a different creation story, that all of them couldn't be true so none of them was true, that what was true was that people needed stories. So they made them up.