"Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning."
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
A wise friend told me long ago, ‘If you want to get a reputation as a good businessman, be sure to get into a good business.’
It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.
Receive without pride, let go without attachment.
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.
I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.
Do the thing you think you cannot do.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
Art is theft.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.