Inspirational Quotes for Database Administrators
“Anyone who stops learning is old—whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable—regardless of physical capacity.”
—My Philosophy of Industry and Moving Forward by Henry Ford
“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. … speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.”
—Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
“And if you don’t know Which to Do
Of all the things in front of you,
Then what you’ll have when you are through
Is just a mess without a clue …”
—The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
“It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble. It’s the things we know that just ain’t so.”
—Misattributed to Mark Twain
“It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble. It’s the things you know that just ain’t so or just ain’t so anymore or just ain’t always so.”
“Books to the ceiling, books to the sky.
My piles of books are a mile high.
How I love them!
How I need them!
I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.”
—Whiskers and Rhymes by Arnold Lobel
“Do what you do, do well boy
—do what you do, do well;
Give your love and all of your heart
—and do what you do, do well.”
—Do What You Do, Do Well by Ned Miller