Kenneth Evans

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"Writing a book is a little more difficult than writing a technical paper, but writing software is a lot more difficult than writing a book."

—Donald Knuth, All Questions Answered, October 5, 2001

"If it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet."

—Scott Adams

"Talk is cheap, show me the code."

—Linus Torvalds

"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila."

—Mitch Ratcliffe

"There are 10 types of people in this world:  those who understand binary and those who don't."


"The inside of a computer is as dumb as hell but it goes like mad!"

—Richard Feynman

"Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor."

—Werner von Braun

"In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual."

—Galileo Galilei

"Always remember you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."

—Margaret Meade

"To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts."

—Henry David Thoreau, Walden

"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."

—Pablo Picasso

"We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything."

—Thomas A. Edison

"Nothing is so necessary for a young man as the company of intelligent women.”

―Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

“I think it [the possibility of contact with aliens] would be a disaster. The extraterrestrials would probably be far in advance of us. The history of advanced races meeting more primitive people on this planet is not very happy, and if they were the same species. I think we should keep our heads low.”

—Stephen Hawking

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference."

—Elie Wiesel