Quotes have always been an interest of mine, I feel that they can succinctly convey your beliefs to other people more effectively than paragraphs written about the same.
The page is a running list of quotes I have encountered over the years that mean a great deal to me personally or professionally – or just made me laugh.
This is how humans are: We question all our beliefs, except for the ones that we really believe in, and those we never think to question Orson Scott Card
First do it, then do it right, then do it better... It's all about the iteration Addy Osmani
If you think without writing, you only think you're thinking Leslie Lamport
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you Neil deGrasse Tyson
Travel far enough, you meet yourself David Mitchell
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. Albert Ellis
He who sacrifices code safety for code speed deserves neither Hadley Wickham
Surprising your users is not a good idea—even if the universe of your users is of size 1 Patrick Burns (The R Inferno, on consistency of naming and code)
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden
Keep your side effects Out of your reactives Or I will kill you Joe Cheung (Haiku on RShiny Reactivity)
Put one dumb foot in front of the other and course-correct as you go Barry Diller
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it Frank A. Clark
Never follow a hippie to a second location Jack Donaghy