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Eric S. Raymond Quotes and Sayings

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The beginnings of the hacker culture as we know it
today can be conveniently dated to 1961,
the year MIT acquired the first PDP-1.
- Eric S. Raymond

In the beginning, there were Real Programmers.
- Eric S. Raymond

The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others
opened up new worlds for hackers.
- Eric S. Raymond

Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels
against soulless corporate empires.
- Eric S. Raymond

 

Linux evolved in a completely different way.
From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked
on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet.
- Eric S. Raymond

In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds
for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out,
and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe.
- Eric S. Raymond

If Unix could present the same face,
the same capabilities,
on machines of many different types,
it could serve as a common software environment for all of them.
- Eric S. Raymond

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The ARPAnet was the first transcontinental,
high-speed computer network.
- Eric S. Raymond

A critical factor in its success was that the X developers
were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic,
and able to distribute them over the Internet.
- Eric S. Raymond

For the first time, individual hackers could afford
to have home machines comparable in power and storage
capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier -
Unix engines capable of supporting a full development
environment and talking to the Internet.
- Eric S. Raymond

Thompson and Ritchie were among the first to realize
that hardware and compiler technology had become good
enough that an entire operating system could be written in C,
and by 1978 the whole environment had been successfully
ported to several machines of different types.
- Eric S. Raymond

Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.
- John Galsworthy

BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE....
A mind that perceives
What can rationally be.
A spirit that sees
Innovative possibility.
A heart that is open to
Both beginnings and ends.
A firm hand that fits readily
To the reach of a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every contrivance of man, every tool,
every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use,
of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
- Robert Collier

As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very
beginnings of my reading for pleasure,
I read a lot of non-fictional history,
particularly historical biography.
- Norman Spinrad

To the extent that I come from a deeply religious tradition
and have been contending with those beginnings all of my life -
that constitutes the subject of much of my early fiction.
- Chaim Potok

I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know -
I need to know -
my beginnings and my ends.
I don't have to be in control of it,
but I need to know what's going on.
- Clay Aiken

Youth, what man's age is like to be,
doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
- John Denham

To me many short poems read and write like beginnings
that simply whet my appetite;
I want to get over that.
- John Barton

Good seasons start with good beginnings.
- Sparky Anderson

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

I was having trouble making ends meet,
and my beginnings weren't meeting either.
- Allan Sherman

We come to beginnings only at the end.
- William Throsby Bridges

Everything has to be done to build some sort of international democracy.
We've seen only the tiniest beginnings of that.
- Susan George

In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music,
meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
- Gustav Mahler

We see the people that have got stars in their eyes,
but if you've really got what it takes,
you can get from, say the beginnings,
to the top in about five years.
- Trisha Goddard

Science, almost from its beginnings,
has been truly international in character.
National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.
- Irving Langmuir

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they
are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
- William Throsby Bridges

Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings.
Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things
are blest.The blessing is in the seed.
- Muriel Rukeyser

We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways,
even from the beginning of...
the beginnings of the '20s, 1920s, when he we were
fighting our own national struggle.
- Bulent Ecevit

I will never forget my humble beginnings as a Laker Girl.
It was probably one of the most fun jobs I ever had.
- Paula Abdul

Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as
it is about going on and on and on.
It is about muddling through the middle.
- Anna Quindlen

Beginnings are always messy.
- John Galsworthy

Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried
dictatorship against me would have been the first to
justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

From the end spring new beginnings.
- Pliny the Elder

It was about this time that I began experiencing the
beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder.
We were touring a lot and there were some developing
personal problems within the band.
- Jack Irons

From the standpoint of observation, then,
we must regard it as a highly probable hypothesis that
the beginnings of the mental life date from as far
back as the beginnings of life at large.
- Wilhelm Wundt

While tributes to Americans who had lost their lives
in battle had been held in a number of towns across the nation,
one of the more well-known stories about the beginnings
of Memorial Day is the story about General John Logan.
- John Linder

We saw in 2003 the beginnings of an outbreak of an illness called SARS.
SARS ended up killing 800 people which is a significant number of deaths,
but nowhere near as high as it could have been.
- Michael Burgess

If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from
the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments,
he still has a rather limited scope when compared to
the rest of music in the world.
- Don Ellis

What began as a revolt in response to the King of Great
Britain's repeated injuries against the colonies,
soon became a passionate and glorious call to fight
for the beginnings of a new country.
- John Linder

For all the social changes in China can be traced to
their early beginnings in the days when the new tools
or vehicles of commerce and locomotion first brought
the Chinese people into unavoidable contact with the
strange ways and novel goods of the Western peoples.
- Hu Shih

Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge
is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings,
if it has had causes and beginnings;
nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents
and accompanying essentials.
- Avicenna

The beginnings of my studies also came to me from my father,
as well as from the Rabbinical Judge of our town.
But they were preceded by three tutors under whom I studied,
one after the other, from the time I was three and
a half till I turned eight and a half.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom;
but the ultimate wisdom,
which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed.
There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and
at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland

It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics,
I wrote the beginnings of many stories.
I would get an idea, and then write the beginning,
and then never touch it again.
- A. E. van Vogt

The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings,
remains locked in a seed.
There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and
at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland

Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings.
What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive -
for that is common -
but being missed when you leave.
- Baltasar Gracian

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

The more you praise and celebrate your life,
the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Honor, Choose, Celebrate, Dream, Act, Relax
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's fine to celebrate success
but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
- Bill Gates

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The vast Cathedral of Your Being
becomes sanctuary for all creation
as you celebrate the universal sacraments
of compassion and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wake up to profound perspective that allows me to
celebrate the choices of my moments, of my life.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are my friend when you can guard my failure,
challenge my thought and celebrate my success.
- Anonymous

I am a Unique Expression
of the Universal Fabric of Creation.
I celebrate both my uniqueness
and my connection with all that is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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