Favorite Quotes

Below are some of my favorite quotes:

Life

  • “Always perform your duty efficiently and without attachment to the results, because by doing work without attachment one attains the Supreme.”

    ― Bhagavad Gita

  • “Things only happen for the reasons we give them”

    ― Gary Bishop

  • “Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful”

    ― Richard Branson

  • “Beginnings always hide themselves in Ends”

    ― Mike Posner

  • “People who don’t read have no advantage over people who can’t read”

    ― Mark Twain

Attitude

  • “If I have made myself clear, you must have misunderstood me.”

    ― Alan Greenspan

  • “Focusing is about saying no.”

    ― Steve Jobs

Programming

  • “Premature optimization is the root of all evil (or at least most of it) in Programming.”

    ― Donald Knuth

  • “Programming is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it.”

    ― Fork of famous quote by Richard Feynman

  • “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.”

    ― Martin Fowler

Motivation

  • “Screw it, let’s do it”

    ― Richard Branson

  • “To live is to risk it all; otherwise you’re just an inert chunk of randomly assembled molecules drifting wherever the universe blows you.”

    ― Rick Sanchez

  • “If you believe, work hard, and smile there’s nothing you can’t accomplish.”

    ― Mike Posner

  • “The bold adventurer succeeds the best”

    ― Ovid

World

  • “The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks.”

    ― Jeff Hammerbacher

  • “The universe is basically an animal. It grazes on the ordinary. It creates infinite idiots just to eat them.”

    ― Rick Sanchez