Interesting Quotes that fit into our business area
"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
-- Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless, 1992
There are only two rules for success:
1. Never tell everything you know.
The Low Bid
It is unwise to pay too much, but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money - that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the things it was bought to do. The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot... it cannot be done. If you deal with the lowest bidder it is well to add something for the risk you run; and if you do that you will have enough to pay for the something better. There is hardly anything in the world that some men cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only, are this man's lawful prey.
-- John Ruskin (1819-1900)
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.
-- Chinese Proverb
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination.
-- Albert Einstein