"You can't trust code that you did not totally create yourself."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Ken Thompson on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Ken Thompson on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Ken Thompson on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Ken Thompson on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Ken Thompson on Golda Meir
"That brings me to Dennis Ritchie. Our collaboration has been a thing of beauty."
"I have to keep up with the scientific literature as part of my job, but increasingly I found myself reading things that weren't really relevant to my academic work, but were relevant to gardening."