Joshua Bloch Quotes (1 quote)
“The cleaner and nicer the program, the faster it's going to run. And if it doesn't, it'll be easy to make it fast.”
In an interview by Peter Seibel published in Coders At Work (2009)
“I have found little that is "good" about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.”
Psycho-analysis and faith: the letters of Sigmund Freud & Oskar Pfister (1963 edition)
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”
―Robert Green Ingersoll
The works of Robert G. Ingersoll (1978 edition), Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465521330
“Absolute discretion is a ruthless master. It is more destructive of freedom than any of man's other inventions.”
―William O. Douglas
Dissenting, United States v. Wunderlich, 342 U.S. 98, 101 (1951).
“The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends, Ser Jorah told her. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. He gave a shrug. They never are.”
―George R. R. Martin
Daenerys (III)—Ser Jorah Mormont - A Song of Ice and Fire (1996-)
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Born: August 28, 1961 (age 56)
Bio: Joshua J. Bloch is a software engineer, formerly employed at Google, and a technology author.