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)
As quoted in: "Speaker's Handbook of Epigrams and Witticisms" (Harper, 1955) by Herbert Victor Prochnow, p. 27. Also in: The Stars (1962) by Richard Schickel
“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”
Understanding Media: Extensions Man (1966), p. 199
“Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”
―Orison Swett Marden
"Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties", (1894), pages 8 and 10
“From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.”
―John Henry Newman
"History of my religious opinions by John Henry Newman, D. D." (1865), p. 49, "From 1883 to 1839"
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Born: August 28, 1961 (age 57)
Bio: Joshua J. Bloch is a software engineer, formerly employed at Google, and a technology author.