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The system was never broken. It was built this way.

You are not stuck in the traffic. You are the traffic.

A wolf is weaker than a lion and a tiger, but it doesn't show in circus.

If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize. Richard Feynman

Any program is only as good as it is useful. Linus Torvalds

A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa. Mark Zuckerberg

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. From Alice in Wonderland

Assumption is the mother of all fuck-ups. (c)

We don't call them pirates, we call them "potential customers". (c) Mojang

We don't have to do stupid things, just because we can.

The Mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

It's not ignorance does so much damage; it's knowing so darned much that ain't so. - Josh Billings

Life is too short to remove USB safely.

Usage is like oxygen for ideas. You can never fully anticipate how an audience is going to react to something you’ve created until it’s out there. That means every moment you’re working on something without it being in the public it’s actually dying, deprived of the oxygen of the real world. Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress

Intellectual property is the oil of the twenty first century. Mark Getty (chairman of Getty Images)

Hurdle - this is the path too. Zen Proverb

We both know some people who own more than a billion (dollars) and they’re not any the happier. Craig Newmark

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Better do something today, than everything tomorrow. vs

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln

Everything great is simple and everything simple is great. The little man likes to conceal his insignificance through complexity.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney

Если ты стоишь на одном месте, ценность того, чего ты добился, быстро приходит к нулю. Билл Гейтс

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates

If you are born poor, it’s not your mistake. But if you die poor, it’s definitely your mistake. Bill Gates

The best things in life aren't things. Art Buchwald

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong

Your point of view should be temporary and you should be ready to change it because of new facts.

Many years ago Rudyard Kipling gave an address at McGill University in Montreal. He said one striking thing which deserves to be remembered. Warning the students against an over-concern for money, or position, or glory, he said: "Some day you will meet a man who cares for none of these things. Then you will know how poor you are."

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Dale Carnegie

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln

If you take no risks, you'll never be hurt, but you won't really live, either. Dr. James Shiovitz

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice. Confucius

Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air.
You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls – Family, Health, Friends and Spirit – are made of glass. If you drop one of these; they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for it.
Work efficiently during office hours and leave on time. Give the required time to your family, friends and have proper rest. Value has a value only if its value is valued. - Bryan Dyson, Former CEO of Coca Cola

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. - Confucius

"I cried for boots, till I saw a man who had no legs." - Persian proverb

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will never be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. - Buddha

Ask yourself this question: “Will this matter a year from now?” Richard Carlson Ph.D

'Don't just do something, stand there!' - White Rabbit

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. Dr. Seuss

No one saves us but ourselves, no one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Buddha

I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail. Abraham Maslow

Do less than your competitors to beat them. 37signals

'I need milk' and 'I need to decide whether to buy this company' both tie up space in psychic RAM. The solution is simple. Write it down. Look at it. Do it or say to yourself 'not now'. David Allen

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting with the first one. Mark Twain

Out of the strain of the doing, into the peace of the done. Julia Louis Woodruff

The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster. Rosabeth Moss Cantor

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness. Jean de la Bruysre

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do. Elbert Hubbard

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are the most active. Leonardo da Vinci

The beginning is half of every action. Greek proverb

Good readable code almost does not need comments.

Less code is better than more! If the users say “that’s it?”, and your work remains invisible, it’s done right. Glory can be found elsewhere. Jas Panesar

Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute. Abelson & Sussman, Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t just do something. Stand there. Rochelle Myer

Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.
Will Smith

Simplicity not simplistic. Matt Mullenweg

If you're not embarrassed when you ship your product, you waited too long. Reid Hoffman

Information is not knowledge.
Knowledge is not wisdom.
Wisdom is not truth.
Truth is not beauty.
Beauty is not love.
Love is not music.
Music is the best…
Frank Zappa

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If you don't like what you're doing, then don't do it. Ray Bradbury

I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time. Blaise Pascal

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land. Mao Zedong

Luck happens with people who does not include it in the plans. Unknown

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

The only victory that counts is the one over yourself. Jesse Owens

If you want to understand how a lion hunts, don’t go to the zoo. Go to the jungle. - Jim Stengel CMO of P&G

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. - Benjamin Franklin

Nine out of ten businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan — create ten businesses. - Robert Kiyosaki

If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough. - Mario Andretti

No one ever succeeds without the help of others. - Jay Abraham

Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. - Mark Zuckerberg

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. - Charles Darwin

What makes content engaging is relevancy. - Gail Goodman

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. - Bill Gates

When it gets difficult is often right before you succeed. - Chris Garrett

Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. - Richard Branson

If Thomas Edison had used a focus group he would have just invented a bigger candle. - From The Brand Show episode “The Science of Branding”

Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent. - Joe Sparano

Lord, give me coffee to change the things I can, and beer to accept the things I can't.

Precision beats power and timing beats speed. Conor McGregor

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