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Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
Architecture belongs to culture, not to civilization.
Falling in love is the best way to kill your heart because then it's not yours anymore. It's laid in a coffin, waiting to be cremated.
I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control, but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question.
I firmly believe that success lies in the combination of both talent and business savvy, and that the magic comes through partnership between both.
People idealise their animals, and at the same time they patronisingly overlook a dog's natural life - biting fleas, burying bones, rolling in garbage, barking up an empty tree all night... But what do they do themselves? Bury stuff that will rot in secret and then dig it up and bury it again and rant and rave under empty trees!
I saw Lotus F1 racing as the best choice for me to progress my career, after considering several other options that were available to me.
The task of the mediator is to help the parties to open difficult issues and nudge them forward in the peace process. The mediator's role combines those of a ship's pilot, consulting medical doctor, midwife and teacher.
Once you get over the first hill, there is always a new, higher one lurking, of course.
I was lucky that it hit my shaft, and then my helmet, and I was lucky enough to get that breakaway.
You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don't just follow the herd like somebody else might do.
Never Give Up
Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
Nuclear power is not a miracle key for the future.
To me, Helsinki is one big movie studio.
These days people wallow in enormous masses of sound.
Mind is everything. Muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.
During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
The president in Finland has to understand that there are many different thoughts and opinions and that they must be taken into account so that he could be the president of the whole nation.
I play in a band called 'Moi non plus' with some friends.
Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how.
Georg Henrik von Wright
The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.
Once I tried to make a standardization of staircases. Probably that is one of the oldest of the standardizations. Of course, we design new staircase steps every day in connection with all our houses, but a standardized step depends on the height of the buildings and on all kinds of things.
Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.
Men and women have roles - their roles are different, but their rights are equal.
Men And Women
It's important to celebrate the monogram. It's the DNA of Vuitton. I think - I hope - there is an interest in the philosophy and culture of the Vuitton name. It's quite coherent and intellectual, and the products are great. These are things you will want to pass on - things you treasure.
A theatre is the most important sort of house in the world because that's where people are shown what they could be if they wanted and what they'd like to be if they dared to and what they really are.
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