QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Fall Semester 2004

  1. Son, don't wait till the break of day
    'Cause you know how time fades away.
    Time fades away...

    -- Neil Young (01945-) {"I was handcuffed, I was born & raised"; more...} [life]

  2. One of the key characteristics of professionalism is a loyalty to the profession that transcends loyalty to any single employer.
    -- Andrew Koenig {programming guru (C/C++/Python to name a few)}

  3. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt (01884-01962) { First Lady of the U.S. from 01933 to 01945; more... } [greatness]

  4. There is more to life than increasing its speed.
    -- Mahatma Gandhi (01869-01948) {political and spiritual leader of India; more...} [life]

  5. There is something in the western landscape that diminishes our human dramas with the scale of geological time.
    -- Marcus Stevens { author of the book Useful Girl }

  6. The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
    -- Ronald Reagan (40th President) { biography (died 2004); Reagan's boyhood home ... national airport}

  7. I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
    -- Groucho Marx {via the book Life With Unix}

  8. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says
    it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

    -- Elbert Hubbard (01856-01915) {American author; more...} [life]

  9. To be able to feel the lightest touch really is a gift.
    -- Christopher Reeve { really was a superman... died 10 October 2004 at the age of 52 }

  10. Vision is the ability to see beyond the visible.
    Where there is none, word has it, the people perish.

    -- [unknown] { Ambrose Bierce " Nothing matters." The Devil's Dictionary. "1842-1914?" }

  11. The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
    -- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) { American author, naturalist, transcendentalist; more... } [life]

  12. Ultimately, open source will become mainstream, not just the domain of 'the four pony-tailed guys in the corner.'
    -- Rob Soni {venture capitalist with Matrix Partners}

  13. But it's all right now, I learned my lesson well. You see,
    ya can't please everyone, so ya got to please yourself.

    -- Ricky Nelson {from the song Garden Party, 1972}

  14. Internet is for everyone - even Martians!
    -- Vinton Cerf { Internet co-creator; Google's Chief Internet Evangelist; RFC 3271 (2002) } [Internet]

  15. In wild country we confront, immediately and directly,...
    the bare bones of existence, the elemental and fundamental.

    -- Edward Abbey (01927-01989) {author and defender of wilderness; AbbeyWeb.net } [nature]

  16. The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
    -- Edmund Burke {British statesman and political thinker (1729-1797); more...}

QOTW::Newly Collected Quotes:: Fall Semester 2004  |  Summer Break 2004

Author: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 15 August 2004
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:37 MST