Jon Krohn, Cajoler of Datums

Qui audet adipiscitur. — adapted from Thucydides 

Droit devant soi on ne peut pas aller bien loin. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

To err and err and err again, but less and less and less. — Piet Hein

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. — Samuel Beckett

We self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of self-reference. — Douglas Hofstater

Better is one's own dharma though imperfect, than the dharma of another well-performed. — The Bhagavad Gita