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


We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

The sports page records people's accomplishments The front page nothing but their failures.

Earl Warren

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

George Bernard Shaw

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.

Edmund Burke

The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.

James Arthur Baldwin

You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.

Arlo Guthrie »

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton »