This is a collection of interesting engineering and optimistic quotes by other people.
I'll try to keep track of the original authors and linkable sources as best as I can.
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
The simplest and broadest truth about mathematics is that it revolves around proofs.
- Jeremy Kun, A Programmer's Introduction to Mathematics
Computer science is when you understand a problem well enough to be able to explain it to a computer.
- Donald Knuth, Luleå University of Technology, 2018
Software engineering is programming integrated over time.
- Titus Winters
Entropy is the logarithmic measure for information predictability.
The smaller part of the job of programming is writing a program so that the computer can read it; the larger part is writing it so that other humans can read it.
- Steve McConnell, Code Complete
Expensive floor camera.
- Larry Hammer, about a photocopier