Give A Man Enough Rope, He'll Hang Himself. Teach A Man To Make Rope, He'll Hang Other People.
Give a man enough rope, he'll hang himself. Teach a man to make rope, he'll
hang other people.
If you give a man enough rope, he'll claim he's tied up at the office.
Unix gives you just enough rope to hang yourself -- and then a couple of more feet, just to be sure.
-- Eric Allman ... We make rope. -- Rob Gingell on Sun Microsystem's new virtual memory....
Hang sorrow! care 'll kill a cat. -- Ben Jonson (1573-1637) -- Every Man in his Humour, Act i, Sc.
A conservative sees a man drowning fifty feet from shore.
The conservative throws the man a rope 25 feet long and tells the man to start swimming, all the while wondering where he is going to send the bill for the 25 feet of rope used in this effort....
The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to hang yourself.
And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure....
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on, and swing!
A priest was walking along the cliffs at Dover when he came upon two locals pulling another man ashore on the end of a rope.
"That's what I like to see", said the priest, "A man helping his fellow man"....