Quotes I Enjoy

I wish I knew who to attribute the quotes who have no attribution. If you know the author, please contact me. These are not my own. I will update this occasionally.

Associates do a task until they get it right, experts do a task until they can not do it wrong.
— Relevant to CCNA vs. CCIE.

Iím confronted by my own ignorance or misunderstandings all the time.
— Anthony Bourdain

In the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
— Bertrand Russell, this is known as the Dunning-Kruger effect.

Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by incompetence.
— Common saying

We are what we repeatedly do, therefore excellence is not by chance but a habit.
— I have this on my desk at work. Why settle for being mediocre.

When your IQ is higher than your body weight, you can’t always find what you need at the family bookstore.
— Chris MacAskill, SmugMug.com

The patent system should not be a roulette wheel.
— Richard Silver

If it ain’t broke, you’re not trying hard enough.
— Google Test Blog

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
— Albert Einstein

Donít worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, youíll have to ram them down peopleís throats.
— Howard Aiken

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
— Albert Einstein

Open source asks “How can I fix this.” Closed source asks, “How can you fix this for me.”
— Richard Silver

Information is not knowledge. The only source of knowledge is experience.
— Albert Einstein

Profit is accounting opinion, but cash is fact.
— Chris MacAskill, SmugMug.com

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