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Garbage can provide important details for hackers: names, telephone numbers, a company's internal jargon.


Kevin Mitnick


#details #garbage #hackers #important #internal

I think we invent jargon because it saves times talking to one-another.


John M. Smith


#i #i think #invent #jargon #saves

One of the reasons there are so many terms for conditions of ice is that the mariners observing it were often trapped in it, and had nothing to do except look at it.


Alec Wilkinson


#jargon #sailing #seamanship #age

Literary criticism can be no more than a reasoned account of the feeling produced upon the critic by the book he is criticizing. Criticism can never be a science: it is, in the first place, much too personal, and in the second, it is concerned with values that science ignores. The touchstone is emotion, not reason. We judge a work of art by its effect on our sincere and vital emotion, and nothing else. All the critical twiddle-twaddle about style and form, all this pseudoscientific classifying and analysing of books in an imitation-botanical fashion, is mere impertinence and mostly dull jargon.


D.H. Lawrence


#art #emotion #feeling #interpret #interpretation

Even doctors — or perhaps especially doctors — need to be touched by something personally to understand the suffering of others. We’ve been taught about the enormous power over life and death that is invested in us; we can be deluded into thinking we are almighty. Almost instinctively we view death, incurable disease and disability as challenging our power. We forget that this is all part of life. I guess that we have to defend ourselves against the human suffering that confronts us every day, otherwise we’d quickly go under. Medical jargon helps keep us remote, yet seeing colleagues suffer is hard. If we think too much, we realise that we – and our loved ones – are just as vulnerable as the rest of humanity.


Jane Wilson-Howarth


#medical-jargon #death

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.


David Ogilvy


#idiots #impress #infested #jargon #our

The jargon of sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.


Ezra Pound


#apparently #around #beyond #corner #eye

He doesn't think of doctrines as primarily "true' or 'false', but as 'academic' or practical', 'outworn' or 'contemporary', 'conventional' or 'ruthless'. Jargon, not argument, is your best ally in keeping him from the Church. Don't waste time trying to make him think that materialism is true! Make him think it is strong, or stark, or courageous--that it is the philosophy of the future. That's the sort of thing he cares about.


C.S. Lewis


#jargon #philosophy #courage

A study in scarlet, eh? Why shouldn't we use a little art jargon? There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.


Arthur Conan Doyle


#colour #exposure #isolation #jargon #life

Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.


Eric Bentley


#bright #genuine #ideas #instead #jargon






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