Quotes – H

Quotes Collection H – (author’s first name initial)

 

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“Readers are plentiful, thinkers are rare.”

Harriet Martineau

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“Hating people is like burning down your house to get rid of a rat.”

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”

Helen Keller

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“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

Herman Cain

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“Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.”

Henry David Thoreau

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“The cart before the horse is neither beautiful nor useful.”

Henry David Thoreau

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“Things do not change: we change.”

Henry David Thoreau

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“I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.”

Henry Emerson Fosdick

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“Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.”

Henry Ford

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“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”

Henry Ford

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“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”

Henry Ford

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“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.”

Henry Ford

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“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you’re thinking about yesterday all the time.”

Henry Ford

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“In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.”

Henry Miller

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“Whatever needs to be maintained by force is doomed.”

Henry Miller

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“If thy header files fail to declare the return types of thy library functions, thou shalt declare them thyself with the most meticulous care, lest grievous harm befall thy program.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt cast all function arguments to the expected type if they are not of that type already, even when thou art convinced that this is unnecessary, lest they take cruel vengeance upon thee when thou least expect it.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt check the array bounds of all strings (indeed, all arrays), for surely where thou typest ‘foo’ someone someday shall type ‘supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt make thy program’s purpose and structure clear to thy fellow man by using the One True Brace Style, even if thou likest it not, for thy creativity is better used in solving problems than in creating beautiful new impediments to understanding.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt not follow the NULL pointer, for chaos and madness await thee at its end.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt run lint frequently and study its pronouncements with care, for verily its perception and judgement oft exceed thine.”

Henry Spencer

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“Thou shalt study thy libraries and strive not to re-invent them without cause, that thy code may be short and readable and thy days pleasant and productive.”

Henry Spencer

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“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.”

Henry Van Dyke

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“It is not the going out of port, but the coming in that determines the success of a voyage.”

Henry Ward Beecher

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“A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”

Herb Caen

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“If you don’t know where you are going, you can never get lost.”

Herb Cohen

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“Most of us, in our civilized society, rely too heavily on reasoning capacity to make things happen. We’ve been raised to believe that logic will prevail. Logic, in and of itself, will rarely influence people. Most often logic doesn’t work.”
Herb Cohen

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“‘No’ is a reaction, not a position. The people who react negatively to your proposal simply need time to evaluate it and adjust their thinking. With the passage of sufficient time and repeated efforts on your part, almost every ‘no’ can be transformed into a ‘maybe’ and eventually a ‘yes’.”

Herb Cohen

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“You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.”

Herb Cohen

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“‘What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?’ ‘You ask a glass of water.’”

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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“You just come along with me. The Galaxy’s a fun place. You’ll need to have this fish in your ear.”

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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“What do you do to an elephant with three balls? You walk him and pitch to the rhino.”

Hot Shots

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“‘You’re joking!’ ‘No. If I was joking I would have said, a horse walked into a bar and the bartender said, ‘Why the long face?””

Hot Shots 2

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“… and then the Grinch had the strength of TEN Grinches, plus two!”

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! ‘Maybe Christmas,’ he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!’”

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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“If it is a bright and sunny day after two cold and rainy days, it is probably Monday.”

Hugh B. Brous, Jr.

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