Niels Bohr Albert Einstein2 by Ehrenfest
Einstein and Bohr

Almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heartSteve Jobs[video]

too many tweets might make a twat – David Cameron

A conclusion is simply the place where you got tired of thinking – Dan Chaon

If you re-invent the wheel then it is bound to be round. – John Brondum

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. – Isaac Asimov

He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. Douglas Adams

Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true Niels Bohr

It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law. Hofstadter’s Law

Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it. Brian Kernighan

Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. Bill Gates

I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone. Bjarne Stroustrup

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

Perl – The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption. Keith Bostic

I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine! – Vidiu Platon