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"Idleness is the holiday of fools"
inside a "Chinese" fortune cookie
Plus 6 lucky numbers!
 
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"In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too; to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line."
Henry David Thoreau - Economy (Walden)
 
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An excerpt from an indian thinker/poets compilation........
A touch of mystery!
"When the Sun of the first day was about to set in the west there was a whisper 'who are you'.....there was no reply"
 
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Call me Ishmael.
 
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"Use me well and keep me clean, I'll never tell what I have seen"
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Sanitized for your protection.
 
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"Any person stopped in his(her?) development will be replaced by another"
Kim Ir Sen, North Korean Dictator
 
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"Wash hand before meal"
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"Yo, Ishmael!"
- me, in the second line of Moby Dick, if I had written it.
(Which probably goes to demonstrate why it's a good thing that Melville beat me to it.)
 
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"would you like to play a game?"
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Whatever you believe in, do not believe in it completely!
(Sorry, forgot who is the Author)
 
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HAL: I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.
 
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One man's constant is another man's variable.
A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant.
Every program has (at least) two purposes: the one for which it was written and another for which it wasn't.
A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming, is not worth knowing.
http://www-pu.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de/users/klaeren/epigrams.html
(thanks to Raimondas Zemaitis for this link)

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Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming, is not worth knowing.


Java definitly did that for me, of course I came from a procedural background and OO was a rude revelation, at first.
Good quote! I like it.
"If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all"
Thumper's Mom: "Bambi" And countless other moms, including mine.
P.S. Don't forget Mother's Day.
 
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Program to an interface, not an implementation.
 
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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go to the same box.
 
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If a man's heart gets attached to the world, then it catches three things, namely
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- greed that does not abandon him and,
- desire which he never fulfils.
Hazrat Ali ibn Abu Talib
 
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All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players.
 
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"All the world to me is a stage,
we are meerly players,
performers and portrayers,
each another's audience
outside the guilded cage..."
Rush - Limelight
(of course they adapted it from...)
 
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"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice..."
Rush - Freewill
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It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say, is it the new Bluesmobile or what?
 
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"I like every minute of the day."
Blue, Red, and Grey by Pete Townshend, The Who
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No matter if you're born to play the King or pawn,
For the line is thinly drawn tween joy and sorrow.
Paul Simon - Flowers never bend with the rainfall
 
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You can twist perception
reality won't budge
-Rush
I keep this quote in mind when ever I read something from Microsoft
 
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"There's a sucker born every minute"
P.T. Barnum
 
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"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice" - Rush, "Freewill", Permanent Waves
"You can twist perception; reality won't budge" - Rush, "Show Don't Tell", Presto
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You are never too old to have a happy childhood.
(This quote comes to mind whenever I see a grey-haired guy riding around in a Mazda Miata or BMW Roadster!)
 
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Did you know that "if" is the middle of the word "life"...
photo-journalist in Apocalypse Now
 
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Would you like to touch my monkey?
--Deiter, Schprockets
 
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"I'd never belong to any club who would have ME as a member."
--- Groucho Marks
"You can tune a piano but you can't tuna fish."
--- same (I think...)
"I'd rather stand trial before man for serving God than to stand trial before God for serving man."
--- unknown
"You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run."
--- Kenny Rogers, The Gambler - oh great, now I'm going to have that song stuck in my head for the rest of the day!
"I'll be back."
--- Arnold Schwarzennegger, every movie he's ever been in...
"He tasks me! He Tasks me! And I shall have him!"
--- Captain Ahab in Moby Dick or Khan in Start Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, take your pick.
"Everyone dies but fish and Ish."
--- Moby Dick, The Classics Condensed
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I'm a soldier in the NetScape Wars...
Joel
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"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can set yourself off in any direction you choose."
Dr. Suess
"I don't want to become immortal through my work. I want to become immortal by not dieing." (paraphrased, can't remember it 100%)
Woody Allen
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"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy."
- unknown
 
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I'm paraphrasing here:
There are two ways to design a software system.
The first is to make it so complex that there are no obvious deficiencies.
And the second is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies.
Of these, the second is far more difficult.
C.A.R. Hoare
(edited 'cause punctuation is HARD!)
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If a tree falls to the south or the north,
In the place where the tree falls, there it shall lie.
 
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where ever you go, there you are.
 
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"Creation is ordered so the Leafs flourish in the spring time"
sermon board in front of a United Church
 
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"I'd love to spit some Beachnut in that dude's eyes, and shoot him with my 'ole 45... 'cause a country boy can survive."
Hank Williams, Jr. - A Country Boy Can Survive
(translation) That man made me mad, so i would like to spit my chewing tobacco (Beachnut) in his eyes because it will sting. Then, I will shoot him with my pistol (45) because a North Alabama Redneck does not put up with that type of %$#%.
 
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