The quantity of meaning compressed into a small space by algebraic signs, is another circumstance that facilitates the reasonings we are accustomed to carry on by their aid.
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The ideal mystery was one you would read if the ending was missing.
Submitted by jebgavin almost 6 years ago
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Submitted by restmin about 6 years ago
When in doubt have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.
Submitted by pandorasinbox almost 7 years ago
When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.
Submitted by calluna almost 7 years ago
The most durable thing in writing is style, and style is the most valuable investment a writer can make with his time. It pays off slowly, your agent will sneer at it, your publisher will misunderstand it, and it will take people you have never heard of to convince them by slow degrees that the writer who puts his individual mark on the way he writes will always pay off.
One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.
It’s a curious thing about our industry: not only do we not learn from our mistakes, we also don’t learn from our successes.
A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Submitted by Cellardoor over 6 years ago
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Submitted by ghizlane about 7 years ago
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Submitted by charliecampbell over 6 years ago
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
It's not that they can't see the solution. They can't see the problem.
To glorify democracy and to silence the people is a farce; to discourse on humanism and to negate people is a lie.
Given a sufficiently complex RPC interface, large parts of HTTP will be re-invented.
a requirement for achieving lasting change is to set it up so that it never relies on will or discipline