Success and Failure
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.
Inform all the troops that communications have completely broken down.
To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and whatever you hit, call it the target.
I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep going forward.
Brooks' Law: Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it's been though a blender first.
Anything is possible if you wish hard enough.
Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.