The best Quotes by Rick Cook

The best Quotes by Rick Cook

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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Penny: "Leonard, I didn't know you played the cello."
Leonard: "Yeah, my parents felt that naming me Leonard and putting me in advanced placement classes wasn't getting me beaten up enough."
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 5
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She is cheating. No one can be that attractive and this skilled at a video game.
Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 7
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Marshall: "When a woman puts on an engagement ring, it's like when Bilbo Baggins wears the One Ring in The Hobbit."
Robin: "Okay, can you say that again, but not in nerd?"
Marshall: "Sure. Uh, the ring is like the cloak that Harry Potter wears to sneak around Hogwarts."
Robin: "Yeah, I don't speak virgin either."
Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother - Season 8 Episode 14
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So in your world... you're like the "cool guys".
Penny in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 13
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Leoanrd: "Is this the high-IQ spermbank?"
Woman: "If you have to ask, maybe you shouldn't be here!"
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 1
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I'm a princess, even if my kingdom is pixelated.
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Oh my god, I'm lying in bed with a beautiful woman who can quote Yoda!
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Nerds who aren't good at math?
Life is going to be rough boys!
Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother - Season 1 Episode 20
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Liking comic books is popular, environmental awareness, being tolerant. If I was just born ten years later, I would have been the coolest person ever.
Morton Schmidt in 21 Jump Street
Everyone's a nerd inside. I don't care how "cool" you are.
Dating Apps? No thanks, if I wanted to talk to someone for hours and accomplish nothing, I'd contact tech support.
I just use zeros and ones instead of words, 'cause words will let you down. But zeros and ones, never.
Keys in Free Guy
I'm not a nerd. I'm smart. There's a difference.
Emily Stanton in Thunder Force
I'm still a geek on the inside, that's the important thing.
Computers may out-think us one day, but as long as people got feelings we'll be better than they are.
It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.
Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them.
Mister Spock in Star Trek - Season 2 Episode 24
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
Droids are not good or bad. They are neutral reflections of those who imprint them.
Kuiil in The Mandalorian - Season 1 Episode 7
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is "The computer is down."
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
I had a TV set and a typewriter and that made me think a computer should be laid out like a typewriter with a video screen.
The rise of Google, the rise of Facebook, the rise of Apple, I think are proof that there is a place for computer science as something that solves problems that people face every day.
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
Before you marry a person you should make them use a computer with slow internet, to see who they really are.
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Microsoft has had clear competitors in the past. It's a good thing we have museums to document that.
Bill Gates - am 1. Oktober 2004 (Rede im Museum für Computergeschichte)
My working life happened to have been EXACTLY 'the magic years' when computers went from nowhere to somewhere.
Ken Williams (Husband of Roberta Williams) - 07/2003
Where's the "any key"? Hm... I think I order a "tab".
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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
The programmers of tomorrow are the wizards of the future. You're going to look like you have magic powers compared to everybody else.
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.
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.
There's always that one person, that will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that's a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.
You are who you are, and in the end, If you don't believe it then no one will.

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