Quotation Explorer - 'Hack'

You can't hack your destiny, brute force...you need a back door, a side channel into Life. - Clyde DeSouza
Some party hack decreed that the peoplehad lost the government's confidenceand could only regain it with redoubled effort.If that is the case, would it not be be simpler,If the government simply dissolved the peopleAnd elected another? - Bertolt Brecht
Creating back doors to hack in to secure devices will not only undermine consumer confidence in technology but most importantly empower cyber criminals and totalitarian regimes. - Arzak Khan
Any magazine-cover hack can splash paint around wildly and call it a nightmare, or a witches sabbath or a portrait of the devil; but only a great painter can make such a thing really scare or ring true. That's because only a real artist knows the anatomy of the terrible, or the physiology of fear. - H.P. Lovecraft
Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpointists to hack post-horses; therefore be advised, let well alone and remember the old Italian proverb: Chi sa più, meno sa—Who knows most, knows least. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
It is human, to want to feel connected with others, to strive for a sense of belonging.Yet the ultimate hack is is to belong with yourself.Once you belong within,You belong with all. - Reshan Pillai
It turned out keeping reality bound by mathematical laws was a useful hack preventing the Devil from existing. - Scott Alexander
Gossip and reputation make sure that what comes around-a person who is cruel will find that the others are cruel hack to him, and a person who is kind will find others are kind in return. Gossip paired with reciprocity allow karma to work here on earth, not in the next life. - Jonathan Haidt
It is human, to want to feel connected with others, to strive for a sense of belonging.Yet the ultimate hack is to belong with yourself.Once you belong within,You belong with all. - Reshan Pillai
A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe."(on Mark Twain) - William Faulkner
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading. - Vladimir Nabokov
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials. - Bruce Lee
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