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People who are really serious about software ...
by Alan Kay

People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
- Alan Kay

Related topics: Technology

The protean nature of the computer is such that it
can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
- Alan Kay

Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.
- Alan Kay

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
- Alan Kay

 

Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior,
but then, anybody in his right mind should have an
inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
- Alan Kay

Quite a few people have to believe something is normal
before it becomes normal -
a sort of 'voting' situation.
But once the threshold is reached, then everyone demands to do whatever it is.
- Alan Kay

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

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People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs


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