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"as we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours; and this we should do freely and generously." -Benjamin Franklin (Added on:2022-05-22)

"Either I win or I learn" -Nelson Mandela (Added on:2022-05-07)

"Only through an inner spiritual transformation do we gain the strength to fight vigorously the evils of the world in a humble and loving spirit" -Martin Luther King Jr. (Added on:2022-04-27)

"A Certain Darkness Is Needed to See the Stars" -Osho (Added on:2022-04-18)

"If I want to live in a world I like, I have to help create it" -Caroline Caldwell (Added on:2022-01-11)

"Blowing out someone else's candle won't make yours shine brighter" -Unknown (Added on:2022-01-09)

"I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before" -Sidney Poitier (Added on:2022-01-07)

"Plans are worthless, but planning is everything" -Dwight D. Eisenhower (Added on:2021-12-31)

"Everybody needs a passion. That's what keeps life interesting. If you live without passion, you can go through life without leaving any footprints" -Betty White (Added on:2021-12-31)

"Remember what the dormouse said: feed your head, feed your head" -Grace Slick (Added on:2021-12-25)

"Take the tools in hand and carve your own best life" -Douglas Lurton (Added on:2021-12-25)

"You just stand in the darkness until you can’t endure it any long, and then you move forward until you’re standing in the light" -Ahmir Questlove Thompson (Added on:2021-12-24)

"When you destroy art, you make it stronger" -Jens Galschiot (Added on:2021-12-23)

"Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself" -Ausonius (Added on:2021-12-17)

"The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone" -Oswald Chambers (Added on:2021-12-15)

"Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't" -Bill Nye (Added on:2021-12-13)

"Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found" -Pema Chödrön (Added on:2021-12-12)

"It is not down on any map; true places never are" -Herman Melville ... JC (Added on:2021-12-09)

"Anything not saved will be lost" -Nintendo Wii 'Quit Screen' (Added on:2021-12-07)

"The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others" -Robert Baden-Powell (Added on:2021-12-07)

"Rather than being suffocated by the terrible things that are happening... wonder might stimulate the curiosity we need to work through those problems" -Anna L. Tsing (Added on:2021-12-05)

"I don't want to be part of a world, where being kind is a weakness" -Keanu Reeves (Added on:2021-12-04)

"The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it" -Dorothy L. Sayers (Added on:2021-11-27)

"Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them" -Bruce Lee (Added on:2021-06-29)

"Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you" -Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Added on:2021-06-01)

"Every person is born with a creative mind. Everyone has the ability" -Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner (Added on:2021-05-25)

"...save us from succumbing to the tragic temptation of becoming cynical" -Martin Luther King Jr. (Added on:2021-01-17)

"I see little of more importance to the future of our country & our civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist" -John F. Kennedy (Added on:2021-01-12)

"Gratitude is the art of seeing a gift in everything" -Unknown (Added on:2020-12-03)

"We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right" -Martin Luther King Jr. (Added on:2020-06-08)

"We are what we amplify" -Unknown (Added on:2020-06-08)

"You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas" -Shirley Chisholm (Added on:2020-06-08)

"Artists are here to disturb the peace" -James Baldwin (Added on:2020-06-08)

"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced" -James Baldwin (Added on:2020-06-08)

"... when you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, say something, do something. Get in trouble, good trouble, necessary trouble" -John Lewis (Added on:2020-06-08)

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are" -Theodore Roosevelt (Added on:2020-04-08)

"Adversity is revealing of character" -Unknown (Added on:2020-03-26)

"Think about the metric by which your life will be judged, and make a resolution to live every day so that in the end, your life will be judged a success" -Clayton M. Christensen (Added on:2020-01-26)

"Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones" -John Lennon (Added on:2019-10-21)

"My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing" -Aldous Huxley (Added on:2019-09-20)

"If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else" -Toni Morrison (Added on:2019-08-06)

"Here, you learn what it is to be human. You are a creator of order, of beautiful shapes and systems, an organizer of chaos" -Dune (Added on:2019-03-20)

"I don’t care that they stole my idea — I care that they don’t have any of their own" -Nikola Tesla (Added on:2018-01-07)

"Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise" -Margaret Atwood (Added on:2017-10-31)

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself" -Andy Warhol (Added on:2017-04-26)

"Eternal vigilance is not only the price of liberty; eternal vigilance is the price of human decency" -Aldous Huxley (Added on:2017-03-17)

"Get as much education as you can. Nobody can take that away from you" -Eben Upton (Added on:2017-03-17)

"To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful." -Edward R. Murrow (Added on:2017-03-12)

"Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else" -George Halas (Added on:2016-06-22)

"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." - Andy Warhol (Added on:2016-06-08)

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer" -Harriet Tubman (Added on:2016-04-21)

"A strong spirit transcends rules" -Prince (Added on:2016-04-21)

"Achieving a goal provides immediate satisfaction; the process of achieving a goal is a lasting pleasure" -Evelyn Berezin (Added on:2016-04-13)

"Two aesthetics exist: the passive aesthetic of mirrors and the active aesthetic of prisms" -Jorge Luis Borges (Added on:2015-12-16)

"By always thinking unto them. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light" -Isaac Newton (Added on:2015-12-06)

"Striving for excellence motivates... striving for perfection is demoralizing" -Harriet B. Braiker (Added on:2015-11-22)

"That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal; as time will show" -Ada Lovelace (Added on:2015-11-07)

"What I cannot create, I do not understand" -Richard Feynman (Added on:2015-10-25)

"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing" -Theodore Roosevelt (Added on:2015-10-12)

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field" -Niels Bohr (Added on:2015-09-11)

"Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos" -Mary Shelley (Added on:2015-08-27)

"I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light" -Helen Keller (Added on:2015-07-13)

"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life" -Arthur Ashe (Added on:2015-07-06)

"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty" -Frank Herbert (Added on:2015-07-04)

"Prepare for what is difficult when it is easy" -Lao Tzu (Added on:2015-07-04)

"Only knowledge that is used sticks in your mind" -Dale Carnegie (Added on:2015-07-04)

"The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting" -Plutarch (Added on:2015-06-20)

"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order" -Alfred North Whitehead (Added on:2015-06-11)

"Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else" -George Halas (Added on:2015-06-10)

"There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew" -Marshall McLuhan (Added on:2015-06-06)

"The most dangerous phrase in the language is, We’ve always done it this way" -Grace Hopper (Added on:2015-05-26)

"The master in the art of living makes little distinction between... work and play" -L. P. Jacks (Added on:2015-05-14)

"the future is not what it used to be" -Laura Riding and Robert Graves (Added on:2015-05-12)

"Meaning can easily be confused with structure. Structure is a good approximation, but not the same" -Claudia Perlich (Added on:2015-05-01)

"Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming" -David Bowie (Added on:2015-04-23)

"There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff; know whom you are stuffing; and then stuff them elegantly" -Lola May (Added on:2015-04-22)

"I am one of the people who love the why of things" -Catherine the Great (Added on:2015-04-20)

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." -Marie Curie (Added on:2015-04-19)

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known" -Carl Sagan (Added on:2015-03-15)

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail " -Benjamin Franklin (Added on:2015-03-01)

"Be quick, but don't hurry" -John Wooden (Added on:2015-03-01)

"Flexibility is the key to stability" -John Wooden (Added on:2015-03-01)

"Things do not happen. Things are made to happen" -John F. Kennedy (Added on:2015-02-27)

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door" -Milton Berle (Added on:2015-02-27)

"The miracle is this: The more we share, the more we have" -Leonard Nimoy (Added on:2015-02-27)

"You're never too old, and if you want to, as my mother said, you can do anything you want to, but you have to work at it" -Annie Easley (Added on:2015-02-22)

"Be so good they can't ignore you" -Steve Martin (Added on:2015-02-22)

"I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained" -Walt Disney (Added on:2015-02-21)

"Sometimes magic is just spending more time on something than anyone would reasonably expect" -Teller (Added on:2015-02-11)

"This good fun, explore, explore, explore, that's what science is, exploration, finding out new things, so have a good time with it" -Charles Townes (Added on:2015-01-30)

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?" -Martin Luther King, Jr. (Added on:2015-01-19)

"We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams" -Arthur O'Shaughnessy (Added on:2014-09-23)

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble" -Helen Keller (Added on:2014-09-16)

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world" -Anne Frank (Added on:2014-08-30)

"You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it" -Robin Williams (Added on:2014-08-12)

"Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each" -Plato (Added on:2014-07-22)

"I don't think there's anything like saving someone's life to bring you satisfaction and happiness" -Stephanie Kwolek (Added on:2014-06-20)

"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it" -Margaret Fuller (Added on:2014-06-18)

"If you get, give. If you learn, teach" -Maya Angelou (Added on:2014-06-16)

"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained" -Marie Curie (Added on:2014-06-16)

"We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing" -Maria Mitchell (Added on:2014-06-16)

"One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done" -Marie Curie (Added on:2014-06-16)

"In considering any new subject, there is frequently a tendency, first, to overrate what we find to be already interesting or remarkable; and, secondly, by a sort of natural reaction, to undervalue the true state of the case, when we do discover that our notions have surpassed those that were really tenable" -Ada Lovelace (Added on:2014-06-16)

"The Analytical Engine weaves algebraic patterns, just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves" -Ada Lovelace (Added on:2014-06-16)

"There are a few people out there who really enjoy hacking things..." -Helen Greiner (Added on:2014-06-16)

"...programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge" -Grace Hopper (Added on:2014-06-16)

"Nothing will work unless you do" -Maya Angelou (Added on:2014-05-28)

"If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration" -Nikola Tesla (Added on:2014-04-08)

"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact" -Carl Sagan (Added on:2014-03-04)

"There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere" -Isaac Asimov (Added on:2014-02-24)

"Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth" -Jules Verne (Added on:2014-02-24)

"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better" -Samuel Beckett (Added on:2014-01-30)

"The key to the future of the world is finding the optimistic stories and letting them be known" -Pete Seeger (Added on:2014-01-29)

"A hacker to me is someone creative who does wonderful things" -Tim Berners-Lee (Added on:2013-01-26)

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea" -Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Added on:2013-01-22)

"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence" -Martin Luther King, Jr. (Added on:2013-01-20)

"Don't fight forces, use them" -R. Buckminster Fuller (Added on:2013-01-16)

"Don't undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible" -Edwin Land (Added on:2012-10-03)

"There’s nothing like watching the sunrise to the beats of the Robot Heart" -Andrew "bunnie" Huang (Added on:2012-09-09)

"Propel, propel, propel your craft softly down liquid solution. Ecstatically, ecstatically, ecstatically, ecstatically, existence is simply illusion" -Fred Rogers (Added on:2012-08-28)

"Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a quality that decides between success and failure" -Edsger Dijkstra (Added on:2012-08-23)

"It is the fate of manufactured goods to slowly and gently depreciate as they get old... but it is the fate of operating systems to become free" -Neal Stephenson (Added on:2012-08-23)

"To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time" -Leonard Bernstein (Added on:2012-07-04)

"...the idea is to try to give all of the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another." -Richard Feynman (Added on:2012-06-18)

"Any path that narrows future possibilities may become a lethal trap" -The Spacing Guild Handbook (Added on:2012-04-22)

"I think there's something strangely musical about noise" -Trent Reznor (Added on:2012-04-01)

"It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well" -Rene Descartes (Added on:2012-04-01)

"The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures" -Charles Babbage (Added on:2012-04-01)

"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do" -Rumi (Added on:2012-03-05)

"Collaborative production is simple: no one person can take credit for what gets created, and the project could not come into being without the participation of many" -Clay Shirky (Added on:2012-03-05)

"A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever" -Shigeru Miyamoto (Added on:2012-03-02)

"I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you" -Neil deGrasse Tyson (Added on:2012-03-01)

"To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart" -Thomas J. Watson (Added on:2012-02-28)

"Confusion and clutter are the failure of design, not the attributes of information" -Edward Tufte (Added on:2012-02-28)

"A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist" -R. Buckminster Fuller (Added on:2012-02-27)

"In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete" -R. Buckminster Fuller (Added on:2012-02-26)

"You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing" -René Descartes (Added on:2012-02-26)

"Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better" -Edsger W. Dijkstra (Added on:2012-02-24)

"This is not the age of pamphleteers. It is the age of engineers. The spark-gap is mightier than the pen" -Lancelot Hogben (Added on:2012-02-24)

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe" -H. G. Wells (Added on:2012-02-23)

"Art is I; science is we" -Claude Bernard (Added on:2012-02-20)

"He who receives an idea from me receives it without lessening me, as he who lights his candle at mine receives light without darkening me" -Thomas Jefferson (Added on:2012-02-20)

"Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road" -Stewart Brand (Added on:2012-02-20)

"I never am really satisfied that I understand anything; because, understand it well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand" -Ada Lovelace (Added on:2012-02-18)

"People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware" -Alan Kay (Added on:2012-02-14)

"The first 90 percent of the code accounts for the first 90 percent of the development time. The remaining 10 percent of the code accounts for the other 90 percent of the development time" -Tom Cargill (Added on:2011-12-03)

"Fashion is what seems beautiful now but looks ugly later; art can be ugly at first but it becomes beautiful later" -Unknown (Added on:2011-10-31)

"In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few" -Shunryu Suzuki (Added on:2011-10-28)

"We understand human mental processes only slightly better than a fish understands swimming" -John McCarthy (Added on:2011-10-25)

"Let us stand on each other’s shoulders, not each other’s toes" -Dennis Allison (Added on:2011-08-28)

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it" -Alan Kay (Added on:2011-08-25)

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" -Leonardo da Vinci (Added on:2011-08-07)

"The cheapest, fastest, and most reliable components are those that aren't there" -Gordon Bell (Added on:2011-08-06)

"A late game is only late until it ships. A bad game is bad until the end of time" -Shigeru Miyamoto (Added on:2011-08-05)

"Perfect is the enemy of good" -Voltaire (Added on:2011-07-29)

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle" -Steve Jobs (Added on:2011-07-17)

"I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools" -Robert Moog (Added on:2011-07-04)

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'" -Isaac Asimov (Added on:2011-07-01)

"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants" -Isaac Newton (Added on:2011-06-09)

"When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you" -Pablo Picasso (Added on:2011-06-09)

"It's only "work" if you'd rather be doing something else" -Dean Kamen (Added on:2011-05-18)

"If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y plus Z. X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut" -Albert Einstein (Added on:2011-05-13)

"The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from; furthermore, if you do not like any of them, you can just wait for next year's model" -Andrew S. Tanenbaum (Added on:2011-05-12)

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" -Martin Luther King, Jr. (Added on:2011-05-05)

"Do well by doing good" -Benjamin Franklin (Added on:2011-05-05)

"Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a quality that decides between success and failure" -Edsger W. Dijkstra (Added on:2011-05-04)

"The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds" -Theo Jansen (Added on:2011-04-25)

"Don't worry about what anybody else is going to do… The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Really smart people with reasonable funding can do just about anything that doesn't violate too many of Newton's Laws!" -Alan Kay (Added on:2011-04-24)

"Hardware eventually fails. Software eventually works" -Michael Hartung (Added on:2011-04-24)

"Improvement makes straight roads: but the crooked roads without Improvement are roads of Genius" -William Blake (Added on:2011-04-18)

"Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been" -Albert Einstein (Added on:2011-04-15)

"A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering" -Freeman Dyson (Added on:2011-04-15)

"What I cannot create, I do not understand" -Richard Feynman (Added on:2011-04-15)

"You can't see it if you don't look at it" -Dan McKenna (Added on:2011-04-15)

"Calculation and reasoning, like weaving and ploughing, are work, not for human souls, but for clever combinations of iron and wood" -Mary Boole (Added on:2011-04-15)

"Premature optimization is the root of all evil" -Donald Knuth (Added on:2011-04-14)

"It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission" -Grace Hopper (Added on:2011-04-14)

"We are what we celebrate" -Dean Kamen (Added on:2011-04-13)

"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success" -Nikola Tesla (Added on:2011-04-13)