Every decision you make should be for the long term. Everything you do should last longer than you.
Convenience is the enemy of security
or the corollary
Security is the enemy of convenience
Dave Winer on protocols:
Think of a protocol like a road. You could have a wonderful road. Well paved. Wide lanes. Great rest areas. But if it goes from nowhere to nowhere, it’s not going to be very popular, no matter how nice it is.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.- Albert Einstein
Dave Ramsey on entrepreneurship, motivation or just plain getting things done:
It is your job to get up, leave the cave, kill something, and drag it home.