q: Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
+q: There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
q: The important thing, once you have enough to eat and a nice house, is what you can do for others, what you can contribute to the enterprise as a whole.
source: Dr. Dobb's Journal (April 1996)
q: Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
+q: I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
q: Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
q: Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.
q: A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
q: For every problem there is one solution which is simple, neat, and wrong.
+q: In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
q: I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
q: Abstractions are not right or wrong. They are useful or not useful.
+q: The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
+q: The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today.
# add new quote: yank below map command, :@"; select quote, cursor on above line, use <Leader>n
# map <Leader>n o---<CR>q: <C-R>*<CR>by: <Esc>A