“Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.” – Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” – Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

“We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?” – Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

“When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.” – Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983)

“In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.” – Paul Dirac (1902-1984)

“I would have made a good Pope.” – Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994)

“In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.” – W.B. Prescott

“Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of sin.” – John von Neumann (1903-1957)

“The mistakes are all waiting to be made.” – chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956) on the game’s opening position

“It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.” – Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)

“Grove giveth and Gates taketh away.” – Bob Metcalfe (inventor of Ethernet) on the trend of hardware speedups not being able to keep up with software demands

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” – Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.” – H. H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)

“There are two ways of constructing a software design; one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” – C. A. R. Hoare

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

“What do you take me for, an idiot?” – General Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), when a journalist asked him if he was happy

“I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon.” – Bill Hirst

“Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” – Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

“It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

“If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

“A man can’t be too careful in the choice of his enemies.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

“Logic is in the eye of the logician.” – Gloria Steinem

“No one can earn a million dollars honestly.” – William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)

“Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” – Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980)

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