The best Quotes by Gabe Newell

The best Quotes by Gabe Newell

Gabe Logan Newell (born November 3, 1962), nicknamed Gaben, is an American businessman and the president of the video game company Valve.

I consider Apple to be very closed. Let's say you have a book business, and you are charging 5 to 7 percent gross margins; you can't exist in an Apple world because they want 30 percent, and they don't care that you only have 7 percent to play with.
George Lucas should have distributed the "source code" to Star Wars. Millions of fans would create their own movies and stories. Most of them would be terrible, but a few would be genius.
The programmers of tomorrow are the wizards of the future. You're going to look like you have magic powers compared to everybody else.
There's nobody who works in VR saying, "Oh, I'm bored with this." Everybody comes back.
Computing lets people express their creativity and unlock solutions, and code is computing's universal language. All young people, including girls, deserve to be fluent in the language of the future.
I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.
July 2012
Photoshop should be a free-to-play game. There's not really a difference between very traditional apps and how they enhance productivity and wandering around a forest and killing bears.

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The Jedi are trained to let go. They're trained from birth. They're not supposed to form attachments. They can love people – in fact, they should love everybody. They should love their enemies; they should love the Sith. But they can't form attachments. So what all these movies are about is: greed. Greed is a source of pain and suffering for everybody.
The Star Wars films are my kids. I loved them, I created them, I'm very intimately involved in them and I sold them to the white slavers.
George Lucas - about selling the Star Wars franchise to Disney
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You can't sell newspapers by saying nice things about something, you can only sell newspapers by creating controversies. Critics aren't creators, they're destroyers.
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to build bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.
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Tron: "If you are a User, then everything you've done has been according to a plan."
Flynn: "Ha! You wish! Well, you know what it was like. You just keep doin' what it looks like what you're supposed to be doin', no matter how crazy it seems."
Tron: "Well, that's the way it is for programs, yes."
Flynn: "I hate to disappoint you, pal, but most of the time, that's the way it is for Users too."
Kevin Flynn in Tron
I just use zeros and ones instead of words, 'cause words will let you down. But zeros and ones, never.
Keys in Free Guy
IT-wisdom: Coding for weeks can save hours of planning.
Real programmers never work 9 to 5. If they are around at 9 AM, it's because they were up all night.
Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining you code will be a violent psychopath, who knows where you live.
Programs are like women, no matter how much you get mad because of errors, you are always the one who is wrong.
Gerald Broflovski: "Well that does it, I'm going to the police!"
Stan: "For what?"
Gerald Broflovski: "To find out where Apple is keeping my son."
Stan: "Dude, when the police want to know where somebody is, they ask Apple!"
Stan Marsh in South Park - Season 15 Episode 1
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Jacob: "Are you Steve Jobs?"
Cal: "What?"
Jacob: "Are you the billionaire owner of Apple Computers?"
Cal: "No."
Jacob: "Oh, OK. In that case, you've got no right to wear New Balance sneakers, ever."
Jacob Palmer in Crazy, Stupid, Love.
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You can make something big when young that will carry you through life. Look at all the big startups like Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. They were all started by very young people who stumbled on something of unseen value. You'll know it when you hit a home run.
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I feel like at this point, Apple's releasing products, just to see if there's anything we won't buy.
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I'm sorry, but I'm not going to watch The Clone Wars TV series, until I've seen The Clone Wars movie. I prefer to let George Lucas disappoint me in the order he intended.
Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory - Season 2 Episode 8
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Star Wars hasn't changed my life at all.
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To quote every Star Wars movie ever made, "I've got a bad feeling about this."
Jefferson Jackson in Legends of Tomorrow - Season 1 Episode 7
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Now whenever I watched a Star Wars film, I found myself wondering how the Empire had the technology to make long-distance holographic phone calls between planets light-years apart, and yet no one had figured out how to make a remote-controlled TIE Fighter or X-Wing yet.
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Lord, give me coffee to change the things I can and virtual reality to accept the things I can't.
The Metaverse is being made by Microsoft and Facebook, so you know it's gonna be boring as sh-t.
The fact that all of this was happening in virtual space made no difference. Being virtually killed by virtual laser in virtual space is just as effective as the real thing, because you are as dead as you think you are.
Virtual reality was once the dream of science fiction. But the internet was also once a dream, and so were computers and smartphones. The future is coming.
I've got an update; want me to restart now or wait?
Too late!
You left an open file, did not save for a while
Turn off and on, oh no, and now it's gone!
Do as you dictate; your actions taught me how to hate
Primate
You return and cry, log in and wonder why
Edge won't stop appearing on your desktop
LOLNEIN - The Windows Update Song
Hi, my name is Bill Gates and I'll teach you how to count to ten:
1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
We've truly reimagined windows.
Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO) - 25.10.2012, about Windows 8
Will you take off your shirt...- f-k! Seriously? It's like you're Photoshopped!
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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