Try not to think of this quote in regaurds to any previous quotes, I think this one's one of the funniest I have ever heard:
"Just close your eyes and think of england. "--Lady Hillingdon
When you look it up you will either think it is the funniest thing in the world, or you will probably think I am being crass, either way please don't ban my account for something I think is funny. It actually came up in a book I am reading as a little bit of off colour humor among some women characters in the book, one of them being from england.
The market doesn't give a shit how hard you worked. Users just want your software to do what they need, and you get a zero otherwise. That is one of the most distinctive differences between school and the real world: there is no reward for putting in a good effort. In fact, the whole concept of a "good effort" is a fake idea adults invented to encourage kids. It is not found in nature.
Political Correctness: a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
...and then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.
God, the superbeing who created a universe of some 200 billion galaxies - comprising approximately 200 billion stars per galaxy - the same God who created the atom, designed gravity and ignited the spark of life ... who conceived of the infinite wonders of time and space from the smallest, subatomic particle ... to the largest and most durable sun ... This God talks to Oral Roberts? Never to an Isaac Newton or a Leonardo da Vinci or a Mozart or even an Albert Einstein! But he takes the time to talk to Oral Roberts?