Practical Career Quotes for a Software Engineer

1. When dealing with people, remember that you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but of emotion - DALE CARNEGIE

2. Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors - ENGLISH PROVERB

3. If you have a job without aggravation, you don’t have a job - MALCOLM FORBES

4. Identify and address the 20 percent of the causes that result in 80 percent of the effects: revenue, bugs, downtime, business processes, and so on - PARETO PRINCIPLE

5. I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone - COSBY’S LAW

6. Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones - RALPH WALDO EMERSON

7. The aim of science is always to reduce complexity to simplicity - WILLIAM JAMES

8. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic - ARTHUR C. CLARKE

9. The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows - ARISTOTLE ONASSIS

10. If we don’t take care of our customers, someone else will - ANONYMOUS

11. Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs - HENRY FORD

12. You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you - DALE CARNEGIE

13. Beware of little expenses: A small leak will sink a ship - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

14. It is no use saying, “We are doing our best.” You have to succeed in doing what is necessary - WINSTON CHURCHILL

15. None of us is as smart as all of us - KEN BLANCHARD

16. It’s easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that’s the hard part. - CASEY STENGEL

17. You may delay, but time will not - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

ref :

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/architecture/aa902620.aspx