The kingdom of God or nothing.John Taylor, former president of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints
History knows no resting places and no plateaus.Henry Kissinger
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, And the greatest good is little enough: for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Life is a Dream
"Only a novel"... in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind.S. E. Lindsay
If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.Harold Abelson
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things so do instincts. Our instincts are at war.... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest....
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
A writer must refuse to allow himself to be transformed into an institution.