Editor Quotes

Some of these are genuine quotes. The rest are simply my bizarre sense of humour. And some things to think about: if "subscript" is text below the level of regular script ... what exactly is "sublime" doing below a citrus fruit?

Groucho Marx: From the moment I picked Vim up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend editing with it.

Blaise Pascal: I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.

Ernest Hemingway: Write drunk; edit sober.

Jean-Paul Sartre: Hell is other people's editors.

Benjamin Franklin: Vim is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Sigmund Freud: Sometimes an editor is just an editor.

Edmund Burke: The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to use bad editors.

Richard Stallman: You can use any editor you want, but remember that vi vi vi is the text editor of the beast.

Cale Yarborough: Don’t ever wrestle with an Emacs user. You’ll both get dirty, but the Emacs user will enjoy it.

T.S. Eliot: Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.

Satish Reddy: To me vi is zen. To use vi is to practice zen. Every command is a koan. Profound to the user, unintelligible to the uninitiated. You discover truth every time you use it.

Arthur C. Clarke: Any sufficiently advanced string of characters is indistinguishable from regex.