Quotes in the begining of chapters of IT books
I sometimes think the quotes that authors of software development books use to begin their chapters have some pretentiousness, sub-standardism and falsehood of meaning in them. They are not used free of satire. At least this is what comes of until I begin to read the chapter that follows, only to see the tangent the author intends to be drawing.
This is a quote, it was quote by someone, therefore it is absolute...
Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one, and what comes out is mostly shit.
No, I am not saying it's nonsense or something. I mean the quotes in IT books do somewhat fit into the picture, but it is only mostly "awrying/contorting a message meant for something else to fit the description" types of instances you generally see. The distinction becomes even clearer if you read English poetry or literature and then come back to this stuff, its like a bathos from a subliminal altitude to pragmatism where everything is "utilized" to full value.
I like quotes not because of who said them, but because they are generally concise ways to communicate a concept.
>Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one, and what comes out is mostly shit.
>I don't care who said it - that doesn't matter.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.... The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
>It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations....
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
I know I like quotations!
Oy, noname. If you attribute the quote correctly, the irony is more pronounced.
Quotations are for entertainment. They're a litle bit of the lighter stuff before you plunge back into the textbook stuff.
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