This is a list of Alvin Alexander's inspirational quotes.
Oh, trust is the most important thing. And it's a two-way street.
It's not just that I can trust some sub-lieutenant to do the right thing, it's that they in turn can trust me to be impartial and do the right thing.
We certainly don't always agree, and sometimes the arguments can get quite heated, but at the end of the day, you may not even always like each other, if you can at least trust that people aren't trying to screw you over.
Everyone has a purpose or a mission in life.
Programming is as much about organization and communication as it is about coding.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If you don’t try you don’t fail, if you don’t fail you don’t learn, if you don’t learn you don’t grow.
To whom much is given, much is expected.
(Said by other people before Tim Cook, but I just read this line again in the article I've linked to.)
Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.
Personnel attributes and human relations activities provide by far the largest source of opportunity for improving software productivity.
(I found this quote in the book, Professional Software Development, so it was probably said some time in the 1980s or 1990s.)