Friday, November 03, 2006

QUOTES to quote!

Some words can read,some can memorise, few can feel....but these words,should have in single gulp!

"The best writing is rewriting."- E. B. White

"Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word."- Stephen King

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."- Mark Twain

"The key to performance is elegance, not battalions of special cases."- Jon Bentley and Doug McIlroy

"Many who burnt heretics in the ordinary way of their business were otherwise excellent people."- G. M. Trevelyan, "Bias in History"

"The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity"- Yeats, The Second Coming

"Don't worry about what anybody else is going to do. The best way to predict the future is to invent it."- Alan Kay

"Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all."- Winston Churchill

"That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture

"We're even wrong about which mistakes we're making."- Carl Winfeld