QOTW::Quote Of The Week::Spring 2008

  1. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    -- Mark Twain (01835-01910) {American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer; more...} [education]

  2. It's common sense: Happy people are more productive.
    -- Larry Page (01973-) {Google co-founder and president of products; more...} [life]

  3. He who knows best knows how little he knows.
    -- Thomas Jefferson (01743-01826) {3rd U.S. President (01801-1809); more...} [knowledge]

  4. 'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
    -- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]

  5. I am not young enough to know everything.
    -- Oscar Wilde (01854-01900) {Irish playwright, novelist, poet; more...} [life]

  6. It's possible now, more than ever, to augment human intellect.
    -- Bill Joy (01954-) { pleading our Government to "think big"; The Dream of a Lifetime } [future]

  7. Mr. Watson! Come here! I want you!
    -- Alexander Graham Bell (01847-01922) { 1st phone call on 3/10/01876 (Fri.); more... } [communications]

  8. Work and play are not mutually exclusive.
    -- Google, Inc. (01998-) {reason #4 of 10 to work at Google } [work/play]

  9. I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious.
    -- Albert Einstein (01879-01955) {German-born theoretical physicist; more...} [passion]

  10. Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
    -- T.H. Huxley (01825-01895) { seen on PLUG mailing-list; more... } [polymath/guru]

  11. It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
    -- Harry S. Truman (01884-01972) {33rd U.S. President; more...} [learning]

  12. It's so simple to be happy, but so difficult to be simple.
    -- Gururaj Ananda Yogi (01932-01988) {note 1st name starts with guru; more...} [life]

  13. When it comes to students, the average students who come out
    of an American educational system, or probably also an Indian,
    Chinese or Japanese system, are taught to regurgitate the
    material that has been crammed down their throats.

    -- Peter Neumann (?????-) { Expect the Unexpected ACM Ubiquity interview; more... } [education]

  14. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
    -- Martin Luther King Jr. (01929-01968) {American clergyman; BAB; more...} [hope]

  15. If you want to put the holes in your knowledge on display, try teaching someone.
    -- Alan Cox (01968-) {British computer programmer/Linux guru; more...} [learning]

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