26 September, 2009
“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”
— Pablo Picasso
23 September, 2009
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
— 19th Century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer on the recipe for greatness
21 September, 2009
“Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
18 September, 2009
“The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”
— Albert Einstein
16 September, 2009
“Huzzah! It’s that time again! Time for TechCrunch50: where thousands of struggling entrepreneurs spend three grand they can barely afford to watch fifty of their peers dancing like malnourished bears for the approbation of Jason Calacanis! It’s like Christians and lions meets Satan’s own version of speed dating, with added Scoble! What’s not to love?”
— Paul Carr takes aim at TechCrunch’s flagship annual event.
14 September, 2009
“If you are running a startup and you haven’t yet taken on the role of CTC (Chief Toilet Cleaner), then I would say that you are not the real deal!”
— Sahil Merchant on the roll-up-your-sleeves reality of entrepreneurship, in Why Chief Coffee Drinker is my most important entrepreneurial role.
11 September, 2009
“I have good news gentlemen. The rate of accelerating doom is decelerating.”
— Overheard: An Australian expat recounts talking to Silicon Valley VCs at the Telstra Business Awards.
9 September, 2009
“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”
— Bob Hope.
7 September, 2009
“All great truths begin as blasphemies.”
— The truth, from author and Nobel Prize Laureate George Bernard Shaw.
4 September, 2009
“Before you criticise someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes.”
— Jack Handey.
2 September, 2009
“I Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”
— The trust-busting 26th US President, Theodore Roosevelt.