Drawing is seeing. Coding is understanding.
Progress is far from inevitable. In fact, the opposite is true: the default mode of things is to just get worse. If you see something, DO something. It merely takes an individual to step up to make things better.
Learning things the hard way takes a long time and sure is painful ... but what it gives you sure is durable.
Some things are provably impossible.
The rest is, given enough determination, practically inevitable.
hope for the best
plan for the worst
When your tools are beautiful, sharp, and true, your products are too
Everything in the world can be done a bit better.
Once you realize that, you'll realize that you'll never be out of work to do.
You've gotta start walking through the doors in life or they'll start closing on you
The map is not the terrain.
The history is not what happened.
The words you heard are not what they are saying.
People tend to give others what they want to receive.
Just because it's measurable doesn't mean it's important.
Just because it's unmeasurable doesn't mean it's unimportant.
We are working for the truth, not numbers.
Said Sensei Gravina:
First focus on your form.
Then, work on your speed.
Finally, after you have perfect form and perform the moves fast: deliver power.
Efficiency has hidden costs.
Efficiency is not the same as Productivity
Make the invisible visible. The rest will then solve itself.
Invest in personal infrastructure. It'll make you more productive every day all the time.
Can't find the keys? install a hook where you always hang them.
You must unlearn what you have learned
Repeatability requires investment
You will never get off the ground by flapping your arms harder. Instead, learn the behavior or the forces and harness them to fly; don't fight them.
Generalizations: in life and in code, be real fucking careful when you make them.