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misc:quotes [2012/11/02 20:00]
Sean Madden
misc:quotes [2017/03/06 02:43] (current)
Sean Madden
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 [[quotes:​SSE QDB]] \\ [[quotes:​SSE QDB]] \\
 [[quotes:​The 10 Commandmants of C Programmers]] \\ [[quotes:​The 10 Commandmants of C Programmers]] \\
-[[quotes:​Chowder'​s List]]+[[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    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. ​   out of someone who really deserves it. I hate stress. ​
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   -- //Phil Karlton//   -- //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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