Quotes by Dutch authors


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"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God"
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"Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding"
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"Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden"
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"Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart"
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"The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy"
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"When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer"
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"Yes, I definitely believe that it has some good cross-platform properties. Object orientation was one of the techniques I used to make Python platform independent"
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"Let God's promises shine on your problems"
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"There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs where many years ago they went down this path for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations"
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"The second stream of material that is going to come out of this project is a programming environment and a set of programming tools where we really want to focus again on the needs of the newbie. This environment is going to have to be extremely user-friendly"
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"If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls"
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"Now, it's my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don't work very well there either"
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"My own perception of that is somewhat colored by where people ask my advice, which is still, of course, about changes to Python internals or at least standard libraries"
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"If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset"
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"I would guess that the decision to create a small special purpose language or use an existing general purpose language is one of the toughest decisions that anyone facing the need for a new language must make"
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"I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value"
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"Mark Hammond is working in this area, with Windows Scripting Host. It is definitely an area where Python fits almost perfectly. That's quite independent from Java, actually"
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"In my daily work, I work on very large, complex, distributed systems built out of many Python modules and packages. The focus is very similar to what you find, for example, in Java and, in general, in systems programming languages"
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"The best way to know God is to love many things"
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"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength"
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"The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation"
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"We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything"
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"I love playing football, being out on the pitch with a ball, and I will be a little sad when that ends"
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"I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director"
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"Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes"
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"Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear"
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"Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future"
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"So I took it as a very positive sign that the club came to me rather than the other way round"
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"Our two biggest rivals had adjusted their whole season to this one aim of beating us. Of course, it is a big compliment that they were so motivated to stop us but it was very tough to face two matches like that so close together. Suddenly three trophies are down to one"
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"In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football"
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