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quotes

Quotes that matter

q001

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

-Confucius


q002

I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in numbers your knowledge is a meagre and unsatisfactory kind: it may be the beginning of knowledge but you have scarcely, in your thoughts, advanced to the stage of science, whatever the matter may be.

-Lord Kelvin


q003

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

-Albert Einstein

q004

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.

-Harvey Mackay

q005

If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere.

-Bob Marley

q006

Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.

-Peter Drucker

q007

Talk is cheap, show me the code.

-Linus Torvalds

q008

We can't solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

-Albert Einstein

q009

Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.

-Erik Christopher Zeeman

q010

Take time to be an impartial observer of life particularly when an ending is causing despair.

-Lao Tzu

q011

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

-Albert Einstein

q012

The only source of knowledge is experience.

-Albert Einstein

q013

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

-Aldous Leonard Huxley

q014

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

-Socrates