“He gave man speech, and speech created thought, Which is the measure
of the Universe”—Prometheus Unbound, Shelley.
“We cut nature up, organize it into concepts, and ascribe significances as
we do, largely because we are parties to an agreement that holds
throughout our speech community and is codified in the patterns of our
language … we cannot talk at all except by subscribing to the
organization and classification of data which the agreement decrees.”
Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897-1941)
“As we enjoy great Advantages from the Inventions of others, we
should be glad of an Opportunity to serve others by any Invention
of ours, and this we should do freely and generously.”
|Benjamin Franklin, quoted in Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S.
“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” (from A. Conan Doyle’s The Sign of Four).
Programming languages are formal languages that have
been designed to express computations.
Any time you have a question about what is legal or illegal in Java, a good way to find out is to ask the compiler.
“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we donot understand”..–Frank Herbert.
“The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.”
“Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.”
“Find a job you love, and you will never have to work again” – Confucious
“You aren’t remembered for doing what is expected of you”