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
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Author: Eric S. Raymond
It's knowing one's ... limitations ... and then ignoring them.
The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and t
We are fascinated, all of us, by the implacable otherness of others. And we wish to penetrate by hyp
I wouldn't go back in time to erase you... No. I'd go back just to feel you twice. Then I'd press re
Something inexorable seeds itself in the place of your origin. You can never escape the bonds of fam
Christina Baker Kline
Madelyne, we're married now. 'Tis a usual occurrence to bed one's wife on the wedding night.
Never mistake arrogance for intellect.
Bad is never good until worse happens.
My poor vision gives me a soft-focus morning. For the first half hour, I kind of wander through my h
Carrie Ann Inaba
Interpersonal tensions can provide opportunities that transform an early childhood curriculum from p
Memory weaves and traps us at the same time according to a scheme in which we do not participate: we
Very few problems cannot be solved by either coffee, wine or chocolate.
I'm working on the future, instead of being caught up in where I am today. - Roy Daniels
You have been my friend... And that in itself is a tremendous thing.
Equanimity is a perfect, unshakable balance of mind, rooted in insight. But in its perfection and un
Just as novice musicians must spend many hours practicing basic skills like playing scales or master
James M. Lang
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors i
We must rewrite our story from one of fear to one of celebration.
I loved the story but also enjoyed the format of the book, which includes e-mail messages. Janice L.
Vicki M. Taylor
I don't like lies," said Bran, and I knew I'd failed to keep the pain of his revelation from my face
It is the business of man to become acquainted with the material universe in all of its manifestatio
John A. Widtsoe
Avoid letting outside influences have a chance to affect your thoughts.
I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting
I don't know if that's a year's bad luck, or if that's how it works. But stealing a Christmas tree -
The more things change the more they stay the same. (Plus ca change plus c'est la meme chose.)
He was a humorist, and everyone knew the funny writers were the most serious sort under their skins.
Seize The Day
Enjoy it, learn from it and more than anything, never take your health for granted. Don’t just seize
Experience is never at bargain price.
Alice B. Toklas
It is fatal to forget the Law's of God.
A society that lives by worldly principles is slowly moving towards a global crisis in all areas
Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.
A book did not qualify as literature unless it had polysyllabic words and incomprehensible passages.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, an
Robert Louis Stevenson
No one is perfect in their life but those who learn from their mistakes is on right path of perfecti
If you are looking for love under rocks or bringing home water moccasins, you might be confusing lov
David W. Earle
Whoever has taught me one letter has made me his slave.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
All around you are people who need Christ: your family, your neighbors, people you work with or go t
That which is given free is never knowledge. It may be information....but knowledge does not come in
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
When you do a negative thing, you give a negative impression about yourself to those who watch or ge
You may not like what I see but I don't like what you do.
Donna Lynn Hope
I was beautiful; after all, my skin was as rich and dark as wet, brown mud, a complexion that any an
All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter
Whatever comes to you in a cheap way will vanish in a cheap way. Be patient and earn it the hard way
Give us, O Lord, a steadfast heart, which no unworthy affection may drag downwards; give us an uncon
Every year I spend one month just sailing, but I still work when I'm on the boat. You never separate
Yankee Stadium, it’s like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildi
Life is a narrative that you have a hand in writing.
Henriette Anne Klauser
I think all of us are thankful every day we get to put this uniform on, and we play this game. So tr
Wherever you find the greatest good, you will find the greatest evil, because evil loves paradise as
Sometimes in the great soundtrack of our lives there are no words, there are only emotions; I believ
Every crowd has a silver lining.
P. T. Barnum
I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God.
Women S Rights
American liberals today are hesitant to speak out against the denial of rights that is perpetrated i
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The universe is talking. All we have to do is stop and listen.
The numbness will go away, he thought. It'll take time, but I'll do it, or Faber will do it for me.
We got rich by violating one of the central tenets of economics: thou shall not sell off your capita
What do you do?" I ask. "I live.""I live" is not an answer, until I think about it. Maybe it's the p
Jewel E. Ann
All too often, government's response to social breakdown has been a classic case of 'patching' - a c
Iain Duncan Smith
If you're an adult and you choose not to believe in science, fine, but please don't prevent your chi
Then find out what your sword is - find your own advantage - and wear it proudly.
What we have deeply loved we can never lose, it remains in our heart for ever.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alon
If we do not laugh, we will cry. Crying will only make us hotter and sweatier. We Jews like to joke
Journalism, to me, is just another drug – a free ride to scenes I'd probably miss if I stayed straig
Hunter S. Thompson
Visits always give pleasure--if not the arrival, the departure.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On
I'm convinced my heart knew who it belonged to, long before I met her.
People can start out one way, and by the time life gets through with them they end up completely dif
Sue Monk Kidd
There are things of deadly earnest that can only be safely mentioned under cover of a joke.
J. J. Procter
They passed a couple of guys making a bronze windup toy. At least that’s what it looked like. It was
Life And Living
If you hate something, the best way to beat it is to be better than anyone else in it.
When I ache to live, my mind loves to stay with the peaceful whiteness of a pigeon’s care...in bound
God is dead and I am his replacement.
You still owe me a million dollars." I'd presented him with a bill for proving his innocence and get
I know not whether laws be right Or whether laws be wrong All that we know who lie in gaol Is that
Absolute love, heals absolutely.
Ivan Alexander Pozo-Illas
Dreams and visions are important not only because of the energy and passion they generate but also b
The riot screws didn’t give a monkey’s about the state he was in, no sir. They dragged him by his ha
There is one truth that we all are born with, The Death. In between the birth and the death, we are
Movies and television may be influencing writers to write more visually, using immediate scenes with
It had been a winter of deadening seriousness, when all the illusions and bright dreams of my early
You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your
You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.
I'm very keen on having true freedom of expression. True freedom of faith. And free practice of reli
My architecture is the architecture of survival.
Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.
The basic urge toward mysticism is never, in the unaltered man, clear enough to be recognized for wh
Real love is booty grabbin
Christmas is a great time to recommit to each other and our communities.
Maybe he wouldn't end up the kind of man who needed to use his body for work. Maybe he'd be a new ki
There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get a
Patriots don't let their nation default.
If you are reading this... I'm dead so far probably or still alive who knows?It's bad day in bad tim
Although the Internet could be making all of us smarter, it makes many of us stupider, because it's
Your greatest weapon is your MIND! Lock and load it with the greatest ammunition
What's your name?"what?" i asked, squinting at the light.your name." I reconized Dr. Olendzki peerin
We all have our own rhythms to walk to.
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