A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming, is not worth knowing.
- Alan Perlis

A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
- Charles Kettering

Architect for flexibility, engineer for performance.
- Scott Shenker

Modularity based on abstraction is the way things get done.
- Barbara Liskov

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
- Alan Kay

We should be building great things that don't exist.
- Larry Page