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Work Quotes 16-20

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Work Quotes

Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
William Gibson

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still?
J. Paul Getty

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.
Sam Ewing

And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.
Donald Norman

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
Al Capp

Wisdom Quotes 71-75

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Wisdom Quotes

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Henry Ford

Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Saint Augustine

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
William Faulkner

The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.
William Gibson

Time Quotes 56-61

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Time Quotes
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities. 
Daniel J. Boorstin 

Time moves in one direction, memory in another. 
William Gibson 

Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth. 
Thomas Huxley 

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. 
M. Scott Peck 

Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life. 
Michael LeBoeuf 

We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone. 
William Shakespeare 

Technology Quotes 76-80

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Technology Quotes
The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity. 
Clifford Stoll 

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. 
Andrew Brown 

The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology. 
E. F. Schumacher 

Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal. 
Stewart Alsop 

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information. 
William Gibson

Technology Quotes 36-40

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Technology Quotes
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. 
Ambrose Bierce 

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. 
Fred Allen 

The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it. 
William Gibson 

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 

The internet is a great way to get on the net. 
Bob Dole