Software engineer - Web & Mobile development, cloud computing : Sydney, AU;

My favourite quotes collection

This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time — Tyler Durden, Fight Club

There are only 10 types of people in this world. thoes who know binary, and thoes who dont — Unknown

Always program as if the person who will be maintaining your program is a violent psychopath that knows where you live — Martin Golding

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning — Rich Cook

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of backup tapes hurling down the highway — Andrew Tanenbaum

Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight — Bill Gates

Memory is like an orgasm. Its a lot better if you dont have to fake it. — Seymore Cray (on virtual memory)

Life would be so much easier if only we had the source code — Unknown

I dont understand why cheerleaders wont talk to me. Maybe I dont throw five touchdowns against Newport High, but lets see one of those football morons program in assembly language! — Chris Lipe

This is the Unix philosophy: Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a universal interface. — Doug McIlroy

What I have shown you is reality. What you remember, that is the Illusion — Sephiroth [FF7]

It is better to die in hope than live in despair — Yunalesca [FF10]

Your hope ends here. And your meaningless existence with it! — Maester Seymour Guado [FF10]

How do you prove that you exist?… Maybe we dont exist… — Vivi [FF9]

All life is equal — Bishop [FF9]

People find life entirely too time-consuming — Stanislaw J. Le

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater — Albert Einstein

Life is one big bluff, you bluff your good hands, you bluff your bad hands. To show strength — Joe hatchem, The poker star

If I remain focus I will succeed at life and the poker table — Joe hatchem

The journey is the reward — Chinese proverb

Start writing a new chapter, for if you live by the book you’ll never make history — Ben Sobel

The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach — Jewel

Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong. — Unknown

You create your own destiny — Unknown

Happiness is not a destination in which you arrive, it is your journey there — Unknown

The only thing in life achieved without effort is failure — Unknown

Don’t judge those who try and fail, judge those who fail to try — Unknown

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step — Miyamoto Musashi

If you can go through the pain period, you make it to be a champion. If you can’t go through it, forget it.
And that’s what most people lack: having the guts – the guts to go in and just say… “I don’t care what happens”
— Arnold Schwarzenegger

I move forward the only direction
Cant be scared to fail in Search of perfection
— Jay-Z, On To The Next One

In poker and real life, you’re sometimes seeing an illusion of success. Don’t let it discourage you. Keep plodding. Keep making correct decisions. If you do that you’ll leave most of the weak players far behind – and you’ll keep gaining on the lucky ones as they begin to falter. — Mike Caro

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. — Jimi Hendrix

The Matrix is a system Neo, and that System is our enemy. You look around and you see business men, teachers, lawyers, carpenters… The very minds of the people we are trying to save…

You have to understand, that most of these people, are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inert; so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they will fight to protect it.. — Morpheus, The Matrix

Get off the bitch train — Gary Vaynerchuk, This week in start ups

He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither — Benjamin Franklin

Sleep? Sleep is for those people who are broke. I don’t sleep because I have an opportunity to make my dream a reality. — 50 cent

The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent — John Maynard Keynes

Invest in what you know — Peter Lynch

Let’s argue about whether Haskell or Clojure is better while somebody else ships products using PHP and duct tape. — @agentdero

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” — Henry ford

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. — Alan Kay

Do or do not, there is no try — Yoda, Starwars

What have I learned since getting richer. I learned working with the negatives could make for better pictures — Drake, HYFR (Hell yeah, fucking right)

Sales fixes everything — Guy Kawasaki

Programming languages are the least usable, but most powerful human-computer interfaces ever invented — Andrew ok j, http://blogs.uw.edu/ajko/2014/03/25/programming-languages-are-the-least-usable-but-most-powerful-human-computer-interfaces-ever-invented/

If you’re afraid – don’t do it, – if you’re doing it – don’t be afraid! — Genghis Khan

All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated. — Genghis Khan

Plan to throw one away; you will anyway — Frederick Brooks, The Mythical Man-Month

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. — Yoda, Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. — Sigmund freud, Never be lied to again

How many legs would a sheep have if you called a tail a leg? Four, because calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it one — Abraham Lincoln

Its only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything — Tyler Durden, Fight club

Why is the only real source of power, without it you are powerless. And this is how you come to me? Without why, without power? Another link in the chain. — Merovingian, The matrix reloaded

Choice is an illusion created between those with power and those without. — Merovingian, Matrix reloaded

Neo: What does he want?
The Oracle: What do all men with power want? More power.
— The oracle, The matrix

“A human being is part of the whole, called by us the “Universe” – a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of consciousness.” — Albert Einstein

It is necessarily part of the business of a banker to maintain appearances, and to confess a conventional respectability, which is more than human. Life-long practices of this kind make them the most romantic and the least realistic of men. — John Maynard Keynes