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 =====Quotes===== =====Quotes=====
-[[quotes:​inception]]+[[quotes:​inception]] \\  
 +[[quotes:​SSE QDB]] \\ 
 +[[quotes:​The 10 Commandmants of C Programmers]] \\ 
 +[[quotes:​Chowder'​s List]] \\ 
 +[[quotes:​Aviation]] \\ 
 +[[quotes:​Fortunes]] \\ 
 +[[misc:​Children Of Winter]] \\ 
 +[[quotes:We are Canyoneers]]
  
 =====Other quotes:​===== =====Other quotes:​=====
 +====On Intelligence====
 +  The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. ​
 +  They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. ​
 +  But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
 +  -- Carl Sagan
 +
 ====Inspirational==== ====Inspirational====
 +  A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that."
 +  -- Douglas Adams
 +
 +  The bad news: There is no key to the universe.
 +  The good news: It was never locked.
 +   -- Swami Beyondananda
 +
 +  Stress, they say, is what happens when the body resists its natural desire to beat the hell 
 +  out of someone who really deserves it. I hate stress. ​
 +
   Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.   Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.
    -- Scott Adams    -- Scott Adams
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   No matter how far down the wrong road you’ve gone, turn back.   No matter how far down the wrong road you’ve gone, turn back.
   //Turkish proverb//   //Turkish proverb//
-  ​+
   He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place where it leads to. - //Harry Emerson Fosdick//   He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place where it leads to. - //Harry Emerson Fosdick//
-  ​+
   "​Happiness isn't in having what you want, but rather in wanting what you have." -- Fortune Cookie   "​Happiness isn't in having what you want, but rather in wanting what you have." -- Fortune Cookie
  
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   —- //Tom Peters//   —- //Tom Peters//
  
 +  "There are only two hard problems in Computer Science: cache invalidation,​ naming things ​
 +  and off-by-one-errors."​
 +  -- //Phil Karlton//
 +
 +  "What really is the point of trying to teach anything to anybody?"​
 +  This question seemed to provoke a murmur of sympathetic approval from up and down the table.
 +  Richard continued, "What I mean is that if you really want to understand something, the best 
 +  way is to try and explain it to   ​someone else. That forces you to sort it out in your mind. 
 +  And the more slow and dim-witted your pupil, the more you have to break things down into more 
 +  and more simple ideas. And that's really the essence of programming. By the time you've sorted ​
 +  out a complicated idea into little steps that even a stupid machine can deal with, you've learned ​
 +  something about it yourself.
 +  -- //Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently'​s Holistic Detective Agency//
 ====Funny==== ====Funny====
   You can tell he’s evil because he has a goatee and he says things like, “Indeed” and then strokes his goatee. ​   You can tell he’s evil because he has a goatee and he says things like, “Indeed” and then strokes his goatee. ​
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   When reached for comment, the Charmin Bear kicked his feet up on his desk, smoked a cigar, ​   When reached for comment, the Charmin Bear kicked his feet up on his desk, smoked a cigar, ​
   and said, “Sometimes,​ bitches have to learn their place.”   and said, “Sometimes,​ bitches have to learn their place.”
 +
 +  "​You'​re a cook. I don't kill cooks. Although...there was that one time in Boston. But all I'd
 +  have to do is get the jury to taste his salmon mousse, and there isn't a court in the land that 
 +  would convict me."
 +  -- The Shade, "​Incident In An Old Haunt" ​
 +
 +  "​...He'​s been callous and charismatic,​ sick, psychotic and enoumously likable. ​ In short,
 +  he's everyone'​s favorite megalomaniac" ​
 +
 +  "I really wish I could hate you, but I am so in awe of your outright bastardry that I cannot help but
 +  admire your style"
  
 ====Misc==== ====Misc====
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   "​Cupertino is Henrietta if Spaniards took over... So, not very interesting."​ - Chowder   "​Cupertino is Henrietta if Spaniards took over... So, not very interesting."​ - Chowder
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