A Few More Favorite Quotes

“Choose not to be harmed and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed and you haven’t been.” — Marcus Aurelius

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan

Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it. — Steve Prefontaine

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. — Moshe Dayan

I may have invented Control-Alt-Delete, but Bill Gates made it famous. — David Bradley

Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich. — Peter Ustinov

Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you’re as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it? — Brian Kernighan

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. — Theodore Roosevelt

At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far. — Muhammad Ali

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