Damien's Proverbs

created 14 March 2001
modified 15 March 2006

Wisdom is learning from your mistakes.
Real wisdom is learning from other people's mistakes. (me)

You are what you attend to. (me)

Principles come and go; people remain, therefore give your loyalty to the greater part. (L. M. Bujold)

To choose an action is to choose the consequences of that action. (Bujold)

This day will not come again; each minute is worth a priceless gem. (Zen)

No one dies wishing they'd spent more time at the office.

Behavior which is rewarded gets repeated.

Knowledge is power, power is freedom, freedom is life.

Nothing exists save atoms and the void. (Democritus)

Machines are thoughts made concrete. (Umberto Eco?)

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Do unto others as they have done unto you.
And throw in a bit of forgiveness; feuding by mistake is pretty silly.

Improvements in measurements and tools are the root of all progress. What have you measured today? (me)

"So high, so low, so many things to know." (Vinge)

Home is where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. (Bujold)