💬 A list of my favorite quotes.

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” — Douglas Adams

From the ingenious book “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams which is also famous for the number 42 ( Wiki).

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” — Unknown

Even though this quote is often being attributed to Albert Einstein, the origin of this quote is actually not known ( Source). Related xkcd. Great movie version in the game Far Cry 3 ( YouTube).

“Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.” — Linus Torvalds

From the creator of the Linux kernel.

“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.” — Alan Turing

Alan Turing is the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.

“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” — Elon Musk

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” — Albert Einstein

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. — Arthur C. Clarke

“Success today requires the agility and drive to constantly rethink, reinvigorate, react, and reinvent” — Bill Gates

“A brilliant solution to the wrong problem can be worse than no solution at all: solve the correct problem.” — Don Norman

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers” — Pablo Picasso

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” — Steve Jobs

M. Sc Informatics Student in Munich, Germany. Full-stack software engineer and solutions architect.