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Yukihiro Matsumoto Quotes and Sayings

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I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design,
not the primary goal in design.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

You want to enjoy life, don't you? If you get your
job done quickly and your job is fun,
that's good isn't it? That's the purpose of life,
partly.
Your life is better.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers
so the government can pull money out from my wallet,
but government consists of humans.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

The orthogonal features, when combined,
can explode into complexity.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

 

Because of the Turing completeness theory,
everything one Turing-complete language can do can
theoretically be done by another Turing-complete language,
but at a different cost.
You can do everything in assembler, but no one wants
to program in assembler anymore.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

I didn't work hard to make Ruby perfect for everyone,
because you feel differently from me.
No language can be perfect for everyone.
I tried to make Ruby perfect for me,
but maybe it's not perfect for you.
The perfect language for Guido van Rossum is probably Python.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Actually, I didn't make the claim that Ruby follows
the principle of least surprise.
Someone felt the design of Ruby follows that philosophy,
so they started saying that.
I didn't bring that up, actually.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

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From the viewpoint of what you can do,
therefore, languages do differ - but the differences are limited.
For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Ruby inherited the Perl philosophy of having more than
one way to do the same thing.
I inherited that philosophy from Larry Wall,
who is my hero actually.
I want to make Ruby users free.
I want to give them the freedom to choose.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot.
So I tried to work hard on text processing,
namely the string class and regular expressions.
Regular expressions are built into the language and
are very tuned up for use.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

People are different.
People choose different criteria.
But if there is a better way among many alternatives,
I want to encourage that way by making it comfortable.
So that's what I've tried to do.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford PHOTO

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

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

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You can, when you believe you can.
- Anonymous

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't believe that imagining is enough.
- Bono

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Believe you can - and then make it happen.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
- John Lennon

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe that life is worth living,
and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Have a Vision, a Dream.
Believe in that Vision.
Live that Vision with every fiber of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

We believe whatever we want to believe.
- Demosthenes

As you discover your daily good,
and believe in it, and think about it,
expect it to continue.
- Ernest Holmes

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw


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