“The full use of your powers along lines of excellence.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” – E. E. Cummings (1894-1962)

“Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.” – Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

“Assassins!” – Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) to his orchestra

“I’ll moider da bum.” – Heavyweight boxer Tony Galento, when asked what he thought of William Shakespeare

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” – Yogi Berra

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

“Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.” – Rene Descartes (1596-1650), “Discours de la Methode”

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” – Henry Ford (1863-1947)

“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 (1854-1900)

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns (1896-1996)

“I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

“There are no facts, only interpretations.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense.” – Edsgar Dijkstra (1930-2002)

“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 (1913-1996)

“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.” – Paul Erdos (1913-1996)

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