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- Henry Ford
The forest was shrinking but the trees kept voting for the axe as its handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them.
It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree — make sure you understand the fundamental principles, ie the trunk and big branches, before you get into the leaves/details or there is nothing for them to hang on to. Elon Musk
Никакие две поломки не должны вести к срыву миссии. Никакие три поломки не должны вести к гибели экипажа. © из космонавтики
The system was never broken. It was built this way.
You are not stuck in the traffic. You are the traffic.
The lion and tiger might be stronger, but the wolf does not perform in circus.
Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want.
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
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
"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.
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…
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
We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children. Native American Proverb
You can always pick yourself up again. It's always worth it starting from zero again, once, or a thousand times, as long as you are still alive. You are not defeated until you give up the fight. You give up the fight by giving up the dream. Jose Mujica
If you are tired doing something, you probably doing it wrong.