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

Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot.

Mitchell Burgess

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.

Jean de La Fontaine

Sometimes you have to be careful when selecting a new nickname for yourself. For instance, let's say you have chosen the nickname 'Fly Head'. Normally, you would think that 'Fly Head' would mean a person who had beautiful swept-back features, as if flying though the air. But think again. Couldn't it also mean 'having a head like a fly' I'm afraid some people might actually think that.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

Walt Disney

We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.

R. D. Laing

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.

Logan Pearsall Smith »

Happy Golf requires goofy pants and a fat ass. You should talk to my neighbor the accountant. Probably a great golfer. Huge ass.

Happy Gilmore »

Necessity has no law.

William Langland »