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Quotable Quotes

  • What is now proved was once only imagined
  • You cannot discover new oceans unless you lose sight of the shore
  • Success is a journey not a destination
  • Energy is the difference between greatness and mediocrity
  • Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced
  • Vision is the art of seeing things invisible
  • A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience
  • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds - Francis Bacon
  • In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe - Carl Sagan
  • The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault - Henry Kissinger
  • Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it - George Santayana
  • Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work - Thomas Edison
  • A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention in human history, with the possible exception of handguns and tequila - Mitch Radcliffe
  • The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy
  • Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems - Grace Hopper
  • We work day after day, not to finish things, but to make the future better ... because we will spend the rest of our lives there
  • Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise
  • I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. Let tenacity be your guide - Albert Einstein.
  • Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man does not have to experience it-novelist Max Frisch
  • "I have to share the credit. I invented it, but Bill made it famous." - IBM engineer Dave Bradley describing the control-alt-delete reboot sequence, during a panel discussion on the birth of the PC in San Jose, CA
  • The greatest difficulties lie where we are not looking for them-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competitition there
  • Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers-Voltaire
  • Great leaders never tell people how to do their jobs.Great leaders tell people what to do and establish a framework within which it must be done. Then they let people on the front lines, who know best, figure out how to get it done-General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
  • Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber-Albert Einstein

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