Quotes §

This is a collection of quotes I've collected over the years that I think about occasionally, in no particular order.

"You've got to look deep to find the deep things. If all you do in your life is stay at the surface, you'll never find anything worth exploring."
— Unknown

"Perfection is finally obtained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there's no longer anything to take away."
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Compairison is the thief of joy"
— Theodore Roosevelt

"Beware of the assumption that the way you work is the best way simply because it's the way you've done it before"
— Rick Rubin

"On those overcast days, it helps to tune into the fact that the sun is still there. It's just hidden behind a thicker layer of clouds."
— Rick Rubin

"I think we'd all feel much better if we instead saw bad code as a form of contemporary art. Unused functions? Surrealism. Mixing tabs and spaces? Postmodern. My code isn't spaghetti, it's avant-garde"
— Kat Maddox

"What folly, to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal."
— John Howe

"Love is not gazing at each other, but a looking outward together, in the same direction"
— Anonymous

"Before sin is an act, it is a state."
— Paul Tillich

"I submit that the tension between science and faith should be resolved not in terms either of elimination or duality, but in terms of synthesis."
— Teilhard de Chardin

"I find solutions is a way of obfuscating knowledge."
— Devine Lu Linvega

"The best way to choose what to keep and what to throw away is to take each item in one’s hand and ask: 'Does this spark joy?' If it does, keep it. If not, dispose of it."
— Marie Kondo

"Elegance is articulating the value of absence."
— Anonymous

"Good design is as little design as possible. Less, but better – because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity."
— Dieter Rams