“Cujus rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi. Hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.”

“I have discovered a truly remarkable proof which this margin is too small to contain.”

“Dispongo di una meravigliosa dimostrazione di questo teorema, che non può essere contenuta nel margine troppo stretto della pagina.”

Pierre de Fermat, ca 1635.

“Finally, no matter how good the architecture and design are, to deliver bug-free software with optimal performance and reliability, the implementation technique must be flawless.”

Victoria Livschitz, Chess Master, Mathematic, Computer Scientist Senior IT architect, Sun Microsystems

“Alzati di là, sei più lungo di un giorno senza pane, lascia fare a me e scappa a salvarti.”

Pietro Micca, 29 Agosto 1706

“You know you’ve achieved perfection in design, not when you have nothing more to add, but when you have nothing more to take away.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“The brickwalls are there for a reason: to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Brickwalls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough.”

Randy Pausch

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”

Steve Prefontaine

“The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare.”

Juma Ikangaa

“If you have to tell people how good you are, how good really are you?”

Rick Kaepernick, father of Colin Kaepernick

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

Stephen R. Covey

Just before landing flight 1549 in the Hudson

Capt. Sullenberger: “Got any ideas?”
1st Officer Skiles: “Actually not.”

“I am very easy to please; I am happy to settle to perfection.”

Marco Pierre White

“It’s the non-cognitive skills (hard work, courage, self-discipline) that sets you apart from everybody else; and that’s what it’s all about.”

David Goggins

“You live simple, you train hard and live a honest life. Then you are free.”

Eliud Kipchoge

“No Human Is Limited.”

Eliud Kipchoge

“The only question in life is what are you doing for others.”

Anonynmous graffiti