Footer messages

In the footer for this website is a quote/message that I put there and change every week.

Below is the list of messages used so far.

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. - Winston Churchill 15-5-2011 22-5-2011
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time. - Terry Pratchett, Hogfather 22-5-2011 29-5-2011
Where would they go when it's over? 29-5-2011 5-6-2011
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. - Edgar Allan Poe 5-6-2011 12-6-2011
Why ask useless questions? How deep is the ocean? How high is the sky? Who is John Galt? - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged 12-6-2011 19-6-2011
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. - Winston Churchill 19-6-2011 26-6-2011
stuff — [mass noun] matter, material, articles, or activities of a specified or indeterminate kind that are being referred to, indicated, or implied 26-6-2011 3-7-2011
For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day. 3-7-2011 10-7-2011
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 10-7-2011 17-7-2011
Change is such hard work. 17-7-2011 24-7-2011
It doubles your perception, to write from the point of view of someone you're not. - Michael Ondaatje 24-7-2011 31-7-2011
The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion. - Stanley Baldwin 31-7-2011 7-8-2011
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. - Calvin Coolidge 7-8-2011 15-8-2011
Concentration is the secret of strength. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 15-8-2011 22-8-2011
Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard. - Genghis Khan 22-8-2011 29-8-2011
Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state. - Karl Marx 29-8-2011 5-9-2011
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. - Pythagoras 5-9-2011 12-9-2011
Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss. - Epicurus 12-9-2011 19-9-2011
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. - Sir Isaac Newton 18-9-2011 25-9-2011
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another. - Adam Smith 25-9-2011 2-10-2011
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it. - Donald Knuth 2-10-2011 9-10-2011
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. - Napoleon Bonaparte 9-10-2011 16-10-2011
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works. - Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011) 16-10-2011 23-10-2011
Hasten slowly. - Augustus Caesar 23-10-2011 30-10-2011
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge. - Adolf Hitler 30-10-2011 6-11-2011
There is nothing impossible to him who will try. - Alexander the Great 6-11-2011 13-11-2011
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science. - Ralph Waldo Emerson 13-11-2011 20-11-2011
The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it. - Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (1941 - 2011) 20-11-2011 27-11-2011
Engineering is like violence. If it doesn't solve your problem, then you aren't using enough of it. - iToad 27-11-2011 4-12-2011
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. - Friedrich Schiller, The Maid of Orleans 4-12-2011 11-12-2011
He who is not satisfied with a little, is satisfied with nothing. - Epicurus 11-12-2011 18-12-2011
And what do you want for Hogswatch, small human? - Death, Hogfather 18-12-2011 25-12-2011
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. - Oprah Winfrey 25-12-2011 1-1-2012
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. - Bill Gates 1-1-2012 8-1-2012
Very often design is the most immediate way of defining what products become in people's minds. - Jonathan Ive 8-1-2012 15-1-2012
Creative things have to sell to get acknowledged as such. - Steve Wozniak 15-1-2012 22-1-2012
Any program is only as good as it is useful. - Linus Torvalds 22-1-2012 29-1-2012
The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community. - William James 29-1-2012 5-2-2012
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. - Helen Keller 5-2-2012 12-2-2012
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. - Friedrich Nietzsche 12-2-2012 19-2-2012
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. - Aristotle 19-2-2012 26-2-2012
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. - Albert Einstein 26-2-2012 4-3-2012
Doubt is not an agreeable condition, but certainty is an absurd one. - Voltaire 4-3-2012 11-3-2012
The best is the enemy of the good. - Voltaire 11-3-2012 18-3-2012
If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants. - Sir Isaac Newton 18-3-2012 25-3-2012
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory. - Mahatma Gandhi 25-3-2012 1-4-2012
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense. - Thomas Edison 1-4-2012 8-4-2012
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. - Nikola Tesla 8-4-2012 15-4-2012
The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history. - Mao Zedong 15-4-2012 22-4-2012
Only powerful people have liberty. - Sun Yat-sen 22-4-2012 29-4-2012
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. - Mark Twain 29-4-2012 6-5-2012
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. - Confucius 6-5-2012 13-5-2012
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. - Henry Ford 13-5-2012 20-5-2012
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. - Arthur Helps 20-5-2012 27-5-2012
Energy and persistence conquer all things. - Benjamin Franklin 27-5-2012 3-6-2012
The real essence of work is concentrated energy. - Walter Bagehot 3-6-2012 10-6-2012
An idea isn't worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work. - William Feather 10-6-2012 17-6-2012
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved. - Helen Keller 17-6-2012 24-6-2012
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. - Confucius 24-6-2012 1-7-2012
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle 1-7-2012 8-7-2012
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself. - Epicurus 8-7-2012 15-7-2012
It's not a bug - it's an undocumented feature. - Unknown 15-7-2012 22-7-2012
Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence! - Edsger Dijkstra 22-7-2012 29-7-2012
Design and programming are human activities; forget that and all is lost. - Bjarne Stroustrup 29-7-2012 5-8-2012
People get annoyed when you try to debug them. - Larry Wall 5-8-2012 12-8-2012
Don't automate an undisciplined workflow. The computer won't solve what the customer's management can't. - Larry Bernstein 12-8-2012 19-8-2012
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. - Bill Gates 19-8-2012 26-8-2012
The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned. - Fred Brooks 26-8-2012 2-9-2012
A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do. - Dennis Ritchie 2-9-2012 9-9-2012
I don't want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted just like that, and it didn't mean anything? What then? - Neil Gaiman, Coraline 12-5-2013 19-5-2013
The slave is doomed to worship Time and Fate and Death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour. - Bertrand Russell 19-5-2013 26-5-2013
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. - Rabindranath Tagore 26-5-2013 2-6-2013
Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind. - Terry Pratchett 2-6-2013 9-6-2013
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything. - Napoleon Bonaparte 9-6-2013 16-6-2013
Where there is fear, there will be wrong figures. - Edward Deming 16-6-2013 23-6-2013
Find fault with thyself rather than with others. - Tokugawa Ieyasu 23-6-2013 30-6-2013
Great is the man who has not lost his childlike heart - Mencius 30-6-2013 7-7-2013
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences. - Plato 7-7-2013 14-7-2013
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. - Socrates 14-7-2013 21-7-2013
It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war. - Aristophanes 21-7-2013 28-7-2013
The deed is everything, the glory nothing. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 28-7-2013 4-8-2013
What I cannot create, I do not understand. - Richard Feynman 4-8-2013 11-8-2013
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman 11-8-2013 18-8-2013
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done. - Alan Turing 18-8-2013 25-8-2013
It is a bit unsettling, at first, to think of Apple as a control freak, because it is completely at odds with their corporate image. - Neal Stephenson 25-8-2013 1-9-2013
To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation. - Yann Martel, Life of Pi 1-9-2013 8-9-2013
He who walks straight rarely falls. - Leonardo da Vinci 8-9-2013 15-9-2013
If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all. - Michelangelo 15-9-2013 22-9-2013
Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own. - Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane 22-9-2013 29-9-2013
I get knocked down, but I get up again. You're never gonna keep me down. - Chumbawamba, Tubthumping 13-10-2013 20-10-2013
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well. - Mark Twain 20-10-2013 27-10-2013
Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. - Anthony G. Oettinger 27-10-2013 3-11-2013
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. - William Shakespeare 3-11-2013 10-11-2013
The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways -- I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows. - Socrates 10-11-2013 17-11-2013
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. - Plato 17-11-2013 24-11-2013
Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one. - Neil Gaiman 24-11-2013 1-12-2013
If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in. - unknown 1-12-2013 8-12-2013
People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. - Thomas Sowell 8-12-2013 15-12-2013
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers. - Dave Barry 15-12-2013 22-12-2013