Professional courtesy is a conspiracy against the public.
No one can be bought, but everyone can be rented.
The best possible recommendation is from someone who hates it for a reason that would make you like it.
Programming is nothing more than describing exactly what you want.
The cliché is not the hackneyed phrase, but the hackneyed train of thought of which it is the natural product.
Many people kill themselves because they are tired of repeating themselves.
The revolutionary treats the oppressed as the defense lawyer treats the client: under no circumstances are they to speak for themselves.
One is asked to be reasonable and expected to be moderate.
Humanity for the first time is burdened with a vast proletariat of literate, ambitious, and demanding people who can’t really do anything.
Certain qualities — skepticism, iconoclasm, willpower — are fixed in quantity, and must be apportioned wisely.