Quotes by Ken Thompson, quoted by Dennis Ritchie

Just think, IBM and DEC in the same room, and we did it.

Ken Thompson, quoted by Dennis Ritchie

Other Great Authors

Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.

Michael Levine

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

W. Edwards Deming

Never let yesterday use up too much of today.

Will Rogers

I check myself every day just to make sure this is the same person.

Tony Kanal

After my recent brush with voicelessness, I thought I'd share with you a few thoughts about speech. Don't take it lightly my friends. If music is the pathway to the heart as Voltaire suggested, then speech is the pathway to other people. Live in silence and you live alone.

Henry Bromel

When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants.

Saskya Pandita »

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

Thomas Jefferson »

Live you life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it.

Florence Nightingale »