Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
— Albert Camus



[…] I do not program computers myself, but have found ways of
working very interactively with several outstanding people: students
and assistants, and also colleagues like Richard F. Voss. As a matter
of fact, I developed a skill for helping “debug” programs that I
cannot read, by analyzing the wrong pictures these programs produce.
— Interview Of B. B. Mandelbrot* (1984)



The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death-however mutable man may be able to make them- our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.
— Stanley Kubrick, Interview with Playboy magazine* (1968)

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