In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.
By : Alan Perlis
Our systems are all go. At 9:30 Monday morning trading will resume on both markets, and the message will be given to criminals who foisted this on America that they lost.
By : Richard Grasso
Yet the wonder of it all is that, while engaged in a seemingly endless struggle, the Israelis have managed to turn a desert into a garden.
By : George Ball
The uniqueness of the unit was more or less that it was focused on a single individual. It was really the first time the agency had done that sort of effort.
By : Michael Scheuer
In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language.
By : Hu Shih
Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.
By : Martin Yan
The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit.
By : Davy Crockett
After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language?
By : Russell Hoban
Perhaps most ridiculous of all is the suggestion that we 'keep' our radioactive garbage for the use of our descendants. This 'solution', I think, requires an immediate poll of the next 20,000 generations.
By : David R. Brower
There are three periods in life: youth, middle age and "how well you look".
By : Nelson Rockefeller