Quotes

The pursuit of truth and beauty

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

English in Pittsburgh

I didn't speak English until I came to Pittsburgh.

An adventure wrongly considered

An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.

We have fans everywhere

We're a road team. We're the Pittsburgh Steelers. We have fans everywhere.

Insurmountable opportunity

We are surrounded by insurmountable opportunity.

Pogo

A little rebellion

A little rebellion is a good thing now and then.

Computer software

Computer software must not only work, it must also appear to work.

So far, the Universe is winning

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

Everybody is a potential partner

In our view, everybody is a potential partner -- until they shoot at us.

AOL CEO, Information Week 11 March 1996 p10

Most articulate vegetable ever

Microsoft has a new version out, Windows XP, which according everybody is the "most reliable Windows ever." To me, this is like saying that asparagus is "the most articulate vegetable ever."

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