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


Time ripens all things. No man is born wise.

Miguel de Cervantes

Verily, a man teaching his child manners is better than giving one bushel of grain in alms.

Prophet Muhammad, Muslim

What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The important is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.

John Lubbock

Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.

Milton Garland

There are many stages to a man's life. In the first stage, he is young and eager, like a beaver. In the second stage, he wants to build things, like dams, and maybe chew down some trees. In the third stage, he feels trapped, and then 'skinned.'' I'm not sure what the fourth stage is.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts »

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Buddha »

The world pins no medals on you because of what you know, but it may crown you with glory and riches for what you do.

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