Our Favorite Quotes

We kicked-off our product offsite with each of us sharing a quote we resonate with — here's the roundup of guiding mantras and inspirations that rev us:

"No one goes there nowadays - it's too crowded." Yogi Berra

"Don't oppose forces, use them.” — Buckminster Fuller

"Between the lips and the voice something goes dying.” — Pablo Neruda

"There's nothing more practical than a good theory." — Kurt Lewin

“The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” — Muriel Rukeyser

“How astonishing it is that language can almost mean, / and frightening that it does not quite.” — Jack Gilbert

"History is merely a list of surprises.  It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again." — Kurt Vonnegut

“In testing primality of very large numbers chosen at random, the chance of stumbling upon a value that fools the Fermat test is less than the chance that cosmic radiation will cause the computer to make an error in carrying out a ‘‘correct’’ algorithm. Considering an algorithm to be inadequate for the first reason but not for the second illustrates the difference between mathematics and engineering."

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.” — Robert A. Heinlein

“the whole world + the work = the whole world” — Martin Creed

"To state it is to refute it." — Daniel Webster

“above up there is only up.” — John Maeda