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"Really good. Ada Lovelace inventing not only the computer but concepts like routines and recursion in 1843 is stunning." Jan 19, 2017 09:48PM

 
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Plato
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
Plato

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

William Shakespeare
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
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Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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