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Software Engineering
Sometimes it pays to stay in bed in Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday's code.
-- Dan Salomon
Teamwork
The ultimate individual accomplishment is teamwork.
-- Unknown
Persistence
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
-- Winston Churchill
Freedom
If people have to choose between freedom and sandwiches, they will take sandwiches.
-- Lord Boyd-orr
Patience
The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting.
-- T.H. White
Software Engineering
Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.
-- Brian Kernighan
Crime and Punishment
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
-- Albert Einstein
Recognition
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
-- Abraham Lincoln
Optimism
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is that a pessimist has more experience.
-- Unknown
Software Engineering
kludge, n.: An ill-assorted collection of poorly-matching parts, forming a distressing whole.
-- Jackson Granholm, "Datamation"
The Future
What's past is prologue; what to come, in yours and my discharge.
-- William Shakespeare.
Critique
Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again.
-- plot summary for Wizard of Oz
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