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Quotable quotes


"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
-Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems."
- Rene Descartes
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King Jr.
"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
- Henry Ford
"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
-Yoda ('The Empire Strikes Back')
"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it."
- Oscar Wilde
"Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed."
- George Burns
"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
"The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense."
- Edsgar Dijkstra
"C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
"A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems."
- Paul Erdos
"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
- Albert Einstein