Quotes

2015-01-01
personal

Here are some of my favorite motivational quotes.

In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

If you want something you never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.

Do not believe in a thing because you have read about it in a book. Do not believe in a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln

It is important to note that in any profession, statistically, half of those who practice it will be below average (via the bell curve). What distinguishes those in the top half of the curve is a combination of 2 things: A genuine love of the game that they play, and A clear understanding of the basic underlying principles at play.

“Learn from the mistakes of others… you can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves!!”

A healthy mind in a healthy body

Everything I have designed is gone. Everything I will design will be gone. What will remain is the experience of how can I build better software and learn from the journey


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