Chicken Soup for the Soul is not all that comforting, if you happen to be the chicken.
Mortality is the great motivator.
It's exactly what we asked for, but it's not what we want!
A bad system, implemented well, always outperforms a good system, implemented badly.
People may forget what you did, or what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
Patience is easy...when you don't need it.
Comparison is the source of all unhappiness.
You know you have achieved perfection in design, not when you have nothing to add, but when you have nothing more to take away.
A distributed system is a system in which I can't get my work done because a computer has failed that I've never even heard of.