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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #210 on: August 27, 2017, 04:27:02 AM »
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #211 on: October 05, 2017, 12:52:10 AM »
The first instinct of power is the retention of power. --Antonin Scalia

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #212 on: October 06, 2017, 07:20:16 AM »
"What one programmer can do in one month, 2 programmers can do in two months"

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #213 on: October 06, 2017, 07:47:52 AM »
In startup we are leave critical bug in each of release so we can able fix in next release.

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #214 on: October 06, 2017, 07:01:51 PM »
In startup we are leave critical bug in each of release so we can able fix in next release.

It's an old saw among contractors that you leave one code violation that's easy to fix so the inspector feels he's done his job and doesn't fish too deep.

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #215 on: October 13, 2017, 05:45:25 AM »
"Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs." -Farrah Gray
... Make sure you live before you die.

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #216 on: October 15, 2017, 08:20:54 PM »
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I dont know who discovered water, but Im pretty sure it wasnt a fish
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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #217 on: October 15, 2017, 08:23:55 PM »
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When wed arranged a date to meet, hed said he was free at any time on any dayhe had no conflicting meetings, only a never-ending pile of solitary work.

Olivia Goldhill writing about arranging a meeting with Oxford philosopher Jeff McMahan
https://qz.com/1102616/an-oxford-philosophers-moral-crisis-can-help-us-learn-to-question-our-instincts/

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #218 on: October 15, 2017, 08:30:27 PM »
>> no conflicting meetings, only a never-ending pile of solitary work.

That is [almost] the story of my life! :)

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #219 on: October 15, 2017, 09:07:28 PM »
Honestly, that would be my dream job.

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #220 on: October 19, 2017, 07:46:01 AM »
Your dreams wont work unless you do - anonymous

A favourite quote of mine

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #221 on: October 19, 2017, 04:59:44 PM »
Quality

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #222 on: October 19, 2017, 06:19:09 PM »
Buying quality is like buying oats.  If you want nice, dry, clean oats you have to pay a fair price.  If you want oats that have already been through the horse, that comes cheaper.

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #223 on: October 25, 2017, 07:49:17 PM »
"Find out who you are and do it on purpose."
- Dolly Parton

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Re: Quotes that hit home
« Reply #224 on: October 28, 2017, 03:59:42 PM »
Privileged white males have the luxury of remaining ignorant of subtle social signals; less-privileged groups live and die by them. --David Roberts

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