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THE Java™ Programming Language, Fourth Edition by James Gosling, Ken Arnold, David Holmes

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Chapter . Quotes

Contents vii

Preface xxi

 

Beautiful buildings are more than scientific. They are true organisms, spiritually conceived; works of art, using the best technology by inspiration rather than the idiosyncrasies of mere taste or any averaging by the committee mind.

 
 --Frank Lloyd Wright
 

Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.

 
 --Thomas Edison

1 A Quick Tour 1

 

See Europe! Ten Countries in Seventeen Days!

 
 --Sign in a travel agent's window
 

Careful—we don't want to learn from this!

 
 --Calvin and Hobbes

2 Classes and Objects 41

 

First things first, but not necessarily in that order.

 
 --Dr. Who, Meglos
 

The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that ...

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