Category Archives: Status Messages

Fortune Cookie Wisdom

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.


No plan survives contact with the enemy.

~ Helmuth von Moltke the Elder

Money Can’t Buy Happiness…

While money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.

~ Groucho Marx


Not Eldon Tyrell

The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.

~ Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching

Passionate Hatred…

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

~ Eric Hoffer

Miracle Max

You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles.

The Fastest Code is Code You Don’t Write

I guess this is kinda-sorta like YAGNI.

Clever Coding

Never show me how smart you are in code.

It should be understandable to a precocious five-year-old.

Granted, there’s some stuff — like trig when you’re using map APIs — that might be a little bit challenging, but…

Good artists copy; great artists steal.

Good artists copy; great artists steal.

He probably paraphrased T. S. Eliot…

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