“Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer.”
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards?”
“Please accept this humble fax. My love for you is without wax.”
“Force a hand, and it will fight you. But convince and mind to think as you want it to think, an you have an ally”
“It is said that in death, all things become clear.”
“Who will guard the guards ? If we're the guards of society, then who will watch us and make sure that we're not dangerous?”
“You can’t jump for the stars if your feet hurt.”
“And when you get where you’re going, you darn well better look great!”
“Ladies and gentlemen.” He [Jabba] sighed. “Meet the kamikaze of computer invaders...the worm.”
“Look, you runny-nosed little runt. You're going to back off right now, or I'm going to rip that safety pin out of your nose and pin your mouth shut.”
“But Susan's thoughts were far removed from the political implications of Digital Fortress. She was still struggling to comprehend its existence. She'd spent her life breaking codes, firmly denying the existence of the ultimate code. Every code is breakable - the Bergofsky Principle! She felt like an atheist coming face to face with God.”
“it is said that in death, all things become clear ”
“Jabba resembled a giant tadpole, like the cinematic creature for whom he was nicknamed, the man was a hairless spheroid. As resident guardian angel of all NSA computer systems, Jabba marched from department to department, tweaking, soldering, and reaffirming his credo that prevention was the best medicine. No NSA computer had ever been infected under Jabba's reign; he intended to keep it that way.”
“An unbreakable code is a mathematical impossibility! He knows that!”
“You can't jump for the stars if your feet hurt. And when you get where you're going, you darn well better look great!”
“Force a hand, and it will fight you. But convince a mind to think as you want it to think, and you have an ally.”
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Siapa yang akan mengawasi sang pengawas?”
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
Kto bude strážiť strážcov?”
“the NSA lived by its motto: Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer.”
“Tutto è possibile; l'impossibile richiede soltanto più tempo.”
“was Hale. He glanced toward Node 3, wondering if the cryptographer were watching. “Fuck it,” he grumbled. Below his feet the outline of a recessed trapdoor”
“It came from the world’s first computer – the Mark 1 – a room-size maze of electromechanical circuits built in 1944 in a lab at Harvard University. The computer developed a glitch one day, and no one was able to locate the cause. After hours of searching, a lab assistant finally spotted the problem. It seemed a moth had landed on one of the computer’s circuit boards and shorted it out. From that moment on, computer glitches were referred to as bugs.”
“I can't let safety and security become the focus of my life.”
“There's nothing you can't fuck up if you try hard enough.”
“My też musimy wypełnić nasze zadanie, co oznacza między innymi pilne oglądanie telewizji i śmierć w wieku 62 lat. A cała wolność, o której możemy marzyć, to fajka, parę dowcipów i trochę nadprogramowego pieprzenia. Nie traćmy tego, co mamy, dobrze?”
“Ariadne in the labyrinth. The most alive of worlds, human beings with the tenderest flesh, are made of marble. I strew devastation as I pass. I wander dead-eyed through cities and petrified populations.”
“Although I did point out that even the innumerable charms of Delight would be long exhausted by the end of our fortnight, he merely laughed and said I didn't understand the purpose of a honeymoon. And, indeed, he was quite convincing about that; and all I shall record here is that we missed both breakfast and the luncheon buffet at the hotel our first day, and that I came to understand why so many young wives produce children three-quarters of a year after their weddings.”
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