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.
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.
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.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.
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.
We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.
The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
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.
It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
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.
The internet is a great way to get on the net.