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It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.


Alan Perlis


#against #attention #critical #detail #devoting

When a house is being built which is to be made as strong as possible, the building takes place in fine weather and in calm, so that nothing may hinder the structure from acquiring the needed solidity.


Origen


#being #building #built #calm #fine

I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood.


Kevin Bacon


#acquiring #anything #been #evils #greed

Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.


Paul Biya


#culture #democracy #famous #objective #our

To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.


Emile M. Cioran


#despair #exist #habit #i #i do

The great weight of the ship may indeed prevent her from acquiring her greatest velocity; but when she has attained it, she will advance by her own intrinsic motion, without gaining any new degree of velocity, or lessening what she has acquired.


William Falconer


#acquiring #advance #any #attained #degree

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.


Charles Caleb Colton


#acquisition #best #books #friends #good

This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.


David Hume


#alone #avidity #destructive #directly #friends

But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs.


Joseph Stiglitz


#actions #affect #affects #amount #beliefs

There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring.


Marilyn Hacker


#connected #example #for example #language #liberate






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