Monday, March 31, 2014

“I loved Git until I tried it. Now I love Mercurial.”

        — Tor Norbye, The Java Posse Podcast

Friday, March 28, 2014

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

        — Bertha Calloway

Thursday, March 27, 2014

“In Seattle you haven’t had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it’s running.”

        — Jeff Bezos

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”

        — Henry Brooks Adams

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

“Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.”

        — Spanish Proverb

Monday, March 24, 2014

“There’s nothing more noble than a good try.”

        — Gordon Parks

Friday, March 21, 2014

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”

        — Colin Powell

Thursday, March 20, 2014

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”

        — Mark Twain

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

“God is good, but never dance in a small boat.”

        — Irish Saying

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

“Choose being kind over being right, and you’ll be right every time.”

        — Richard Carlson

Monday, March 17, 2014

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

        — Nelson Mandela

Friday, March 14, 2014

“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before.”

        — Neil Gaiman, 2012 New Year resolution

Thursday, March 13, 2014

“To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.”

        — Charles de Montesquieu

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

“Those that think it permissible to tell white lies soon grow colour blind.”

        — Austin O’Malley

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

“Happiness is a direction, not a place.”

        — Sydney J. Harris

Monday, March 10, 2014

“Begin each day as if it were on purpose.”

        — Mary Anne Radmacher

Friday, March 7, 2014

“Establishing goals is all right if you don’t let them deprive you of interesting detours.”

        — Doug Larson

Thursday, March 6, 2014

“The day Microsoft makes something that doesn’t suck is probably the day they start making vacuum cleaners.”

        — Ernst Jan Plugge

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

“Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down.”

        — Ray Bradbury

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

“There are 2 hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-1 errors.”

        — Leon Bambrick (@secretGeek)

Monday, March 3, 2014

“The best rose-bush, after all, is not that which has the fewest thorns, but that which bears the finest roses.”

        — Henry Van Dyke