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I like to use quotes in my presentations and I'm always looking for great ones. On this page I'll keep track of my favorites (in no particular order).

50% of computer programming is trial and error, the other 50% is copy and paste.

by Pawan Sharma

Don't address their brains. Address their hearts.

by Nelson Mandela

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.

by Bill Nye

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will not forget how you made them feel.

by Maya Angelou

Everybody is an expert in something.

by Celeste Headlee

Look at the people at your new work place: you'll become like them. They won't become like you.

by Bob Sutton

One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesnt exist.

by Stephen Hawking

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.

by Bertrand Russel

Information shouldn't be a privilege.

by Una Kravets

Programming slowly takes over your life.

by Mark Nadal

Tech has to be for everyone, for everyone to be in tech.

by Alex Gybson

Adopting an inclusive design approach expands a tech product's total addressable market.

by John Maeda

By recognizing exclusion we can start to build empathy for people who interact with unwelcoming designs every day of their lives.

by Kat Holmes

Inclusive design is not just for good, it's for good business!

by John Maeda

I believe that making things accessible should be required because it is the right thing to do!

by Karl Groves

The modal is the boss battle in a11y.

by Rob Dodson

I know enough JavaScript to be dangerous.

by Marcos Placona

JavaScript fatigue is what happens when people use tools they don't need to solve problems they don't have.

by Lucas F Costa

Our brain loves to be surprised.

by Arthur Doler

Programming is the closest thing to a superpower we have.

by Drew Houston

The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.

by Tim Berners Lee

For every complex problem, there is an aswer that is clear, simple, and wrong.

by H. L. Mencken

Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

by unknown :(

Every one and everything is interesting.

by unknown :(

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

by John lennon

When you're different from the mono culture people want to focus on the differences and not the similarities.

by Safia Abdala

In the future there will be no female leaders. There will be just leaders.

by Sheryl Sandberg

You're shaping tomorrow's job market based on the technology choices you make today.

by Henrik Joreteg

The sign of an excellent speaker is someone who make the audience feel something.

by Angela Lussier

A junior person’s job is to find answers to questions; a senior person’s job is to find the right questions to ask.

by Yonatan Zunger

I could change lifes and make a bigger impact, and that's why I have never been able to turn off that switch for accessibility.

by Marcy Sutton

If you make people feel good about what they’re doing with your technology, they’re going to make sure that other people know about it and are doing good things with it.

by Leslie Hawthorn

Notifications are a DOS attack on your brain!

by Burke Holland

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

by Steve Jobs

For people without disabilities, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology makes things possible.

More or less unknown

One of my biggest motivators is the fact that I am impossible to satisfy. I’ll never feel like I’ve done enough conference talks or written enough blog posts or submitted enough pull requests. Admittedly, this is a dangerous ideology and one that I would not recommend other people follow.

by Safia Abdalla

If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.

by Mark Twain

We're all edge cases.

by Sara Wachter-Boettcher in "Technically Wrong"

There's actually no magic in tech. [...] It's just a skill set – one that all kinds of people can, and do, learn.

by Sara Wachter-Boettcher in "Technically Wrong"

Accessibility isn’t on anyone’s radar — until it is.

by Rachel Williamson

“Diversity and Inclusion” is a thing — and Accessibility is a big part of it.

by Rachel Williamson

"Stories aren't just facts, stories are facts with souls."

by Alexei Kapterev in "Presentation secrets"

A 10x engineer isn’t someone who is 10x better than those around them, but someone who makes those around them 10x better.

by Kate Heddleston

The best technical tutorials are written by engineers who don't know the technology before writing them.

by Stephanie Hurlburt

Being human is an essential skill!

by Ruth Holloway

I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.

by Maya Angelou

Configuration should not stand in the way of getting started.

by Dan Abramov

Coding is not the goal. [...] The goal is creating great, usable and maintainable solutions to problems people have.

by Wiktoria Dalach

Accessibility is the goal to ensure that products support each individual user’s needs and preferences.

by Matt May

Better words make better products.

by Ashley Walls

"We don't have any non-JavaScript users" No, all your users are non-JS while they're downloading your JS.

by Jake Archibald

"When you use Serverless, your server is actually everywhere (and not nowhere as the name suggests)."

by Paolo Negri

Truncation is not a content strateg...

by Karen McGrane

Nobody loves what prettier does to their syntax. Everyone loves what prettier does to their coworkers' syntax.

by reddit user grensley

Another flaw in human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.

by Kurt Vonnegut

I have decided to be happy because it is good for my health.

by Voltaire

If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.

by Banksy

Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.

by Vernā Myers

Just because you are grabbing all the low-hanging fruit doesn’t mean you are making a good fruit salad.

by Jenn Simmons

A team of senior engineers without junior engineers is a team of engineers.

by Malte Ubl

Debugging is like being the detective in a crime movie where you're also the murderer

by Filipe Fortes

HTML is by default accessible. And fast. Our job as developers is to not fuck that up!

by Estelle Weyl

How to Take Criticism? Ask yourself: Is this helpful or not helpful? Translate. Stay curious. Hang in there until you receive actionable feedback.

by Chappell Ellison

Code never lies. Comments sometimes do.

by unknown

Every website is a web app and every web app is a website.


Don’t Compare Your Behind-The-Scenes With Everyone's Highlight Reel. Don’t Compare Your Behind-The-Scenes With Everyone's Highlight Reel. Don’t Compare Your Behind-The-Scenes With Everyone's Highlight Reel. Don’t Compare Your Behind-The-Scenes With Everyone's Highlight Reel.

by Tara Hunt

Hacking your work life balance is a process.

by Jennifer Wadella

The hardest thing in web development is communication and talking with people.

by Charlie Owen

We don’t hire people to write code. We hire them to solve problems.

by Jem Young

What one programmer can do in one month, two programmers can do in two months.

by Fred Brooks

Static is just a cache.

by Seva Zaikov

You have to reward your users for interaction.

by Stephen Shaw

No matter where you are instead of looking at your phone look at all the people and find the one that you connect with and realize that they're the center of the universe – because for them they are, just like you are for yourself.

by Chad Fowler

Love is a verb, not a noun.

by Teresa Colón

Always know it’s okay to be broken. It’s okay to talk about it and doing something about it.

by Sarah Vieira

Don't make assumptions on what people may or may not know. Any assumption you make is likely wrong.

by James M. Snell

Serverless is much like wireless. Wireless doesn't mean there's no more wires involved, it's just that you don't need to worry about them most of the time.

by unknown

Human beings are storytellers. We don’t see or observe things as they are but we impose a narrative line on the events in our life to add order to them.

by Zat Rana

Empathy is love's reason for being.

by Arthur P. Ciaramicoli in "The power of empathy"

“Fully Accessible” doesn’t exist.

by Rachamim David

Always remember that to argue, and win, is to break down the reality of the person you are arguing against. It is painful to lose your reality, so be kind, even if you are right.

by Kazuki Yamada

People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.

by F.M. Alexander

Accessibility is about ensuring that there are no barriers preventing someone using a product or service.

by Philip Rutnam

The problem is that if you can’t say no, you can’t have priorities.

by Scott Berkun in Making Things Happen

Whenever you fall, pick something up.

by Author Oswald Avery

Before you release a website, tab through it. If you cannot see where you are on the page after each tab; you're not finished yet.

by Michiel Bijl

Nobody has ever thanked me for using complicated words.

by Eva Ferreira (Fronteers 2018)

The reason not every fantasy should be pursued is because fantasies never have negative repercussions. Reality does.

by Mark Manson

Essentially, engineering is all about cooperation, collaboration, and empathy for both your colleagues and your customers. If someone told you that engineering was a field where you could get away with not dealing with people or feelings, then I’m very sorry to tell you that you have been lied to.

by Yonatan Zunger

Pushing against a stereotype is emotional labor that men, white men in particular, don't have to perform. Instead, they can use that energy to focus on being a great engineer. Women and minorities, on the other hand, start and end the day at an emotional deficit.

by Emily Chang from her book Brotopia

If you don't like how @PrettierCode formats your code, it's because you care too much about code formatting.

by Kent C. Dodds

Talking to people is never a waste of time if you know how to listen.

by Francesc Campoy

When we took a closer look, we found that UI developers were spending less than 1/3 of their time actually building UI. The rest of that time spent was figuring out where and how to fetch data, filtering/mapping over that data and orchestrating many API calls. Sprinkle in some build/deploy overhead. Now, building UI is a nice-to-have or an afterthought.

by Mark Stuart on Paypal REST usage

Make time for your team, or you won't have one.

by Paul Rosania

Culture is how people make decisions when the boss isn’t in the room.

by Christa Quarles

Complexity is the enemy of accessibility.

by Allistair Duggin

We should see front-end development as a unique skillset that is critical to the success of any project.

by Robin Rendle

Bootstrap isn’t a skill though — front-end development is.

by Robin Rendle

You don't have to Marc Zuckerberg to be happy.

by Paul Jarvis

As designers, we disable people when we don’t get it right.

by Jamie Knight

It’s funny, cause no one has JavaScript disabled in 2018, except everyone has JavaScript disabled until it’s loaded and evaluated.

by Max Rovensky

Serverless thinking: Use a service whenever possible because services are almost always cheaper than people.

by Paul Johnston

Because you guys, it's not just about you guys.

by Knut Melvær

Becoming aware of our priviliges opens us up to listening & learning.

by Patricia Aas

When I think about my own Facebook use, I think often about that first website I made, and how that site served the exact same purpose then that Facebook does now.

by Jason Koebler

Code is like humor. When you have to explain it, it’s bad.

by Cory House

No one has every complained that something was too easy to read.

by Ashley Bischoff

If I slam a product or service I don’t like on Twitter, I’m publicly making a whole lot of engineers who put lot of work into it feel like shit.

by Emily Freeman

Life is too short to let things stay the way they are.

by David Neal

Even your favorite developers may not know many things that you know.

by Dan Abramov

Fast feedback loops lower stress, aid focus, foster creativity, and reduce risk.

by Cory House

Leadership is not tied to a position. Leadership is a mindset.

by Tom Bartel

Developers rarely refactor code unless it is cheap and safe to do so.

by Ovidiu Bute

Your smile is a messenger of your goodwill.

by Dale Carnegie

If a person’s behavior doesn’t make sense to you, it is because you are missing a part of their context. It’s that simple.

by Devon Price

Access isn't a yes or no question, it's a conversation.

by Robin M. Eames

[...] the people you admire on here are just people. They're nerds who struggle with impostor syndrome and self-doubt like you, and there's nothing special about them that isn't special about you too.

by Ian Coldwater

Every design decision has the potential to either include or exclude people.

by Alistair Duggin

By designing with accessibility in mind what we're actually doing is we're designing for our friends family and our future selves.

by Alistair Duggin

T.H.I.N.K. before you speak. T - is it True? H - is it Helpful? I - is it Inspiring? N - is it Necessary? K - is it Kind? I feel like I need this to pop up every time I go to post online.

by Bec Hil

Privilige is bound to its context.

by Amr Abdelwahab

What I don’t understand is why it’s okay if you can “just write JS”, but somehow you’re not good enough if you “just write HTML and CSS”.

by Mandy Michael

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.

by @debihope

If Your Dreams Don't Serve You, Let Them Go

by Frank Denbow

Writing is the meetup you don't have to go to.

by Marcos Placona

Useless is not worthless.

by Charlie Gerard

We get together on the basis of our similarities; we grow on the basis of our differences.

by Virginia Satir

My github account is full of empty repositories with good intentions.

by Kelly Vaughn

You can spend a lifetime to build a good reputation and then ruin your efforts with less than 280 characters. Be mindful of what you share. Be less judgmental and mean spirited. Don’t belittle people. And if given a choice between clever or kind, always choose kind. Be kind.

by Vala Afshar

No amount of indentation or sorting imports alphabetically can fix a broken design.

by Dan Abramov

A full-page spinner is basically an admission of being too slow and apologising to the user.

by Jake Archibald

It's a mistake to learn a framework without first learning the fundamentals. That's why, when dealing with beginners, I always start off by making them build their own CPU, programming language and operating system.

by Mark Dalgleish

"Solving" a software problem by saying which tools or framework you'll use is like solving a math problem by saying which calculator you'll use.

by David Khourshid

The distance from zero to hero is exactly one character wide.

by unknown

Treat the world like a codebase. Leave it in a better shape than how you found it.

by Mudit Ameta

The internet is the world’s greatest university but you have to build your own curriculum, set your own schedule and grade your own work.

by Johnny Uzan

Good developer experience happens when doing the right thing is natural and messing up is hard.

by Kent C. Dodds

anxiety-driven development is me grepping and debugging by myself for hours instead of asking my teammate a simple question because i just feel like i'm "supposed to" be able to figure something out 😭

by amy nguyen

Frameworks are not tools for organising your code, they are tools for organising your mind.

by Rich Harris

If we, as leaders and managers, don’t take the time to remind our teams that we value them, we’re letting people’s imaginations fill in the gaps. That’s a recipe for stress.

by Jason Lengstorf

If you’re used to winning, winning is habitual, losing sucks. If you’re used to losing, losing is habitual, winning is epic.

by Danny Forest

Always be honest. It sounds dumb, but often the person we’re the least honest with is our own self.

by Danny Forest

Serverless is an idea, not any single implementation of that idea.

by Tierney Cyren

Leadership is about making choices when the waters are murky and it’s about modeling how to make tough choices so your team has the courage to do the same.

by Rukmini Reddy

Be careful not to say "nobody needs a CS degree" or "CS degrees are bad" when you really mean "I have not found myself at a disadvantage for the things I've wanted to accomplish in my life by not having a CS degree".

by @brianloveswords

[...] the degree to which other people want to work with you is a direct indication on how successful you’ll be in your career as an engineer. Be the engineer that everyone wants to work with.

by John Allspaw

Great is just good, but repeatable.

by Steph Smith

Documentation is a love letter to your future self.

by Julio Biason

The tech industry is not a meritocracy.

by Alex Qin

If we, as leaders and managers, don’t take the time to remind our teams that we value them, we’re letting people’s imaginations fill in the gaps. That’s a recipe for stress.

by Jason Lengstorf

If you find yourself [as a manager] talking for more than 50% of a one to one meeting then you’ve failed.

by Aaron Randall & Amy Phillips

It takes far more courage to be uncool than it does to be cool.

by Srini Rao

Rarely is anyone thanked for the work they did to prevent the disaster that didn't happen.

by Mikko Hypponen

To be on a cutting edge team is a privilege. It means having resources and money and a lack of accountability that most web developers simply don't have.

by Charlie Owen

Being an introvert is not an excuse for making no effort to treat people like real human beings.

by Camile Fournier

Two proven methods to make your site fast: 🤔 Cheap: Remove all the JavaScript. 💸 Expensive: Keep writing JavaScript til its fast.

by Ben Schwarz

Vulnerability is consciously choosing to NOT hide your emotions or desires from others.

by Mark Manson

Kindness is helping someone else feel less alone.

by Leon Logothetis

The greatest management tool in history is a focused, leisurely walk and conversation.

by Brian Norgard

You can’t be a web performance expert without being an image expert.

by Jason Grigsby

Being a leader is about doing the right thing — not because someone might notice you, but because it’s the right thing to do.

by Mandy Michael

Your product will look like the KPIs you optimise it for. Choose your KPIs wisely.

by Christoph Reinartz

Inclusion is not about everyone feeling comfortable; it is more accurate to think of it as the redistribution of discomfort.

by Cate Huston

A good book can save you a decade of thinking.

by Preethi Kasireddy

You’re not unmotivated. You’re not lazy. You’re not bored. You are afraid.

by Niklas Göke

Load is not a single moment in time — it is an experience that no one metric can fully capture.

by Philip Walton

"Productivity is always about emotional state."

by Leo Widrich (episode 7)

When you say no, you are only saying no to one option. When you say yes, you are saying no to every other option. No is a decision. Yes is a responsibility.

by James Clear

It’s [...] hard to write a good article about something you don’t care about (that’s why writing was such a draining task in school).

by Steph Smith

Improvements are only temporary until they become part of who you are.

by James Clear in "Atomic Habbits"

Asking for help is a form of vulnerability. That’s why people tend not to do it, they’re afraid of displaying a lack of strength.

by Alex MacCaw

The plural of regex is regrets.

by Steve

Everything you learn about front-end development without using a framework is still useful while you are using a framework, or when the framework changes.

by Chris Coyier

If you want to take something more seriously, do it publicly. [...] Social pressure forces you to up your game.

by James Clear

Writing is often the process by which you realize that you do not understand what you are talking about.

by Shane Parrish

Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior.

by James Clear in "Atomic Habits"

No one comes to our sites disabled. They come with impairments. We disable them.

by Jamie Knight

"Treat others the way you want to be treated" [...] is a poor definition of empathy.

by Claire Lew

True inclusion is quiet and integrated, not some flag to wave.

by Tatiana Mac

Me 3 years ago: Ok first I’ll master JavaScript and Node, then I’ll learn Python, Ruby and some Java. Me today: I am still learning JavaScript.

by Madison Kanna

Good documentation is like a love letter to your future self.

by Anita Pari

A large percentage of your work should be the thing you're evaluated on. If you're doing very little of your core job, you're hurting your career.

by Tanya Reilly

Disagreement is not disrespect.

by Sahil Lavingia

If a linter rule annoys you and your team, delete it. It may not be worth it. Learn from your own mistakes.

by Dan Abramov

Following group chat all day feels like being in an all-day meeting with random participants and no agenda.

by Basecamp

It’s really helpful to respond to a person’s ineffective behavior with curiosity rather than judgment.

by Devon Price

Your journal is an opportunity for truth and honesty about yourself that you don’t normally have.

by Tony Stubblebine

Nobody learns how to write good software without writing lots lots of bad software first. Don't let fear that your code will suck paralyze you.

by Justin Searls

Your job as an developer is to decide, to decide what tools to use, to decide what frameworks to use, to decide what to prioritize, to decide what is the best way to maintain a project – a lot of questions only your team is able to answer.

by Michael Scharnagl

The thing about position: sticky is that it only works in articles which explain how to use position: sticky.

by Rob Dodson

Saying yes to everything will lead to you not being able to do your best on everything.

by Cassidy Williams

So much of the world’s knowledge is hidden behind hamburger menus.

by Joe Morrison

The future of technology is less layers, not more.

by Shawn Wang

Accessibility is a perfect indicator for the quality of a website.

by Manuel Matuzovic

There are leaders and there are those who lead. Leaders hold a position of power or authority, but those who lead inspire us.

by Simon Sinek

Always remember that to argue, and win, is to break down the reality of the person you are arguing against. It is painful to lose your reality, so be kind, even if you are right.

by Haruki Murakami

Doing deals doesn’t yield the deep rewards that come from building up people.

by Clayton M. Christensen

Do things with an eye towards the long haul. [...] Do things that will matter years from now. If you're going to write about something, write about something that will still be a thing five, ten, twenty years down the line. Write it like your gonna own it.

by Patrick McKenzie

As a leader, it’s your job is to make your employees feel as safe as possible to speak up.

by Claire Lew

People need to know why they are being asked to make a change, and another developer’s personal preference isn’t a good enough argument.

by Sandya Sankarram

Settings are for successful products. For MVP, just get the defaults right.

by David Sacks

Reading is the inhale, writing is the exhale. Breathe.

by Sahil Lavingia

The quickest way to ruin the productivity of a small company is to have it adopt the practices of a large company.

by David Heinemeier Hansson

We need more discussions where no one is demonized, shamed and both sides are open to changing their mind. Not only is it more pleasant, but that harsh stuff doesn’t actually work.

by Erik Barker

And the single most effective way to have productive arguments on Twitter or Facebook is by not having arguments on Twitter or Facebook.

by Erik Barker

You can create a lot of meaning in your own life by helping someone else do something that is meaningful to them.

by James Clear

If you have senior engineers but are unable to hire junior engineers because your team can't support them, you seriously need to reevaluate these so-called seniors.

by Angie Jones

Old doesn't mean obsolete.

by Chris Ferdinandi

Slack is like coffee. They both make you feel: Busy, Organised, Productive. Two hours later Anxious

by Rodolphe Dutel

Emotion = E + Motion = Energy in Motion.

by Cat Noone

Being a good writer is an essential part of being a good remote worker.

by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

We undervalue the emotional labor of being the boss. But this emotional labor is not just part of the job; it’s the key to being a good boss.

by Kim Scott

No joke, about 95% of the work in open source is around education. Docs, issues, pull request reviews, web sites, blog posts, talks, tweets, examples, etc. Writing the code is the easy part. Helping people use it is the vast majority of your responsibility as an OSS dev.

by Michael Jackson

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Chinese proverb

Companies don’t need content; they need things to happen when they publish content. Good content is just the catalyst for performance.

by Rohin Dhar

The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story the only story.

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 13:00

[...] All of the fancy optimizations are trying to get you closer to the performance you would’ve gotten if you just hadn’t used so much technology.

by Tom MacWright

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.

by Peter Drucker

If you can’t communicate an idea clearly, you haven’t written about it enough.

by David Perell

Good DX is just being able to do your job rather than fight with tools.

by Chris Coyier

Without a routine, life just sort of happens to you.

by Thomas Oppong

Writing shows you how little you know about topics you thought you were an expert on.

by David Perell

Freedom of speech is not freedom of reach.

by Sacha Baron Cohen

"I won't get fired if this blows up" is the real engineering 10x.

by Richard H. Boyd

The best JavaScript coding style is to have no style.

by Nick DeJesus

The overscheduled life is not worth living.

by @naval

Unhappy is who depends on success to be happy.

by Alex Dias Ribeiro

For the record: No one was born a developer, we all started by learning from scratch...

by @hackSultan

There are only two industries that refer to their customers as 'users': illegal drugs and software.

by Edward Tufte

Leadership isn't about control and compliance, it's about creating the context for the best ideas to emerge out of your organization.

by Jim Whitehurst

Writing about something is a cheat code to clarifying your understanding of it.

Eugene Yan

Most single page apps are just giant carousels.

by Jeremy Keith

If you find even the smallest way to make people smile, they’ll remember you more for that smile than for all your other fancy business-model stuff.

by Derek Sivers

Site analytics only show the behaviour of those visitors who'll tolerate the experience being delivered.

by Andi Davies

Frontend devs are the most lucky of all coders, getting to create the intersection between human and machine.

by Dave Geddes

In most cases, every choice to grow in one discipline is also a choice to not to grow in another.

by Joel Califa

To add value, subtract complexity.

by Jack Butcher

A privilege isn’t something to be ashamed of, it’s something to be aware of.

by Hank Green

We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behaviour.

by Stephen M.R. Covey

Every employee relationship should be bidirectional nature; it should be clear how the emplyee benefits and how the employer benefits.

in The Alliance – managing talent in the networked age

The hardest problem in computer science is not being an opinionated jerk about everything.

by Nick Takayama

When you know something it is almost impossible to imagine what it is like not to know that thing

by Joel Goldberg

Live chat is for the things that can get lost.

by Mike Crittenden

I'd suggest that anyone who feels they have important things to say gets a blog, does some critical thinking on their subject, and writes about it. Rather than feeling the need to convince women on the internet one by one via DM and email.

by Rachel Andrew

I document purely for selfish reasons because If I'm busy, I don't want anybody to ask me questions.

by Wylesha Rachell

Quantity leads to quality.

by Chris Mytton

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.

Grace Hopper

Free is great, but longevity is better and always worth paying for.

by Remy Sharp

The only productivity hack you need is enjoying what you do.

by @traf

Even if nobody reads your content, someone still benefitted from it: you.

by Ali Spittel

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

by Daryl Ginn

Blogging is pointing at things and falling in love.

by Robin Rendle

The more you complain, the less you value your time.

by James Pierce

Blaming a tool for your productivity is like blaming a pencil for your bad writing.

by @rands

Success is a matter of how much your are.

by Edgar from cmdncmds

Passion about an idea is good, but anger is not.

by Sean Falconer

Work will never love us back. But other people will.

by Sarah Jaffe

A personal website ain't got no wrong words.

by Matthias Ott

When someone has a strong technology preference, it's often just because it's what they learned first.

by Katherine Peterson

Read before sleeping, write after waking.

by Sahil

An Open Source project is as good as its community.

by Matteo Collina

6 hours of debugging can save you 5 minutes of reading documentation.

by Jakob Cosoroabă

Pair programming isn't 2 people doing the work of one. It's 2 people avoiding the rework of 7.

by Jason Gorman

One of the biggest privileges is being listened to.

by Sheree Atcheson

90% of software development is coming to an agreement on where to make the mess.

by David Brady

Do no forget that self-discipline is not just about hustling, it’s also knowing when to give yourself a break.

by Edgar Lechaudel

Every decision we make, big and small, short-term and long-term, is an effort to improve our mood.

by Chris Coyier

Ask a better question. Get a better answer.

by Shaan Puri

Everything you say “YES” to in this life means saying “NO” to something else.

by Ryan Holiday

You can be the most intelligent person on earth, if you don’t have the focus which will enable you to use that intelligence, then the potential is gone.


It’s easiest to convince people that you’re special if they don’t know you well enough to see all the ways you’re not.

by Morgan Housel

The terminal is the most intimate conversation you're gonna have with your computer.

by Amal Hussein

WCAG compliance is not the end of the journey, because accessibility is a program not a project.

by Sheri Byrne-Haber

Code runs on people. Please keep it simple.

by rachelbythebay

If you want to be free from anxiety you must be willing to have it.

by Nick Wignall

Your most important customers are not those that generate the most revenue but those that can unlock the most value in your business.

by Robert Simons

Why would you let someone, who doesn't love you, ruin your day.

by Scott Hanselman

"There are only two kinds of languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses."

by Bjarne Stroustrup

Open calendars are toxic!

by Mike Crittenden

One tool should not define your career.

by Sasha Shynkevich