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Randy Pausch Quotes

Many months ago I watched Randy Pausch's last lecture. Below are some of the quotes from the talk that I took away and just found under a pile of other stuff on my desk. Some of these he credits to other people, see the transcript for details.

Fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals.
When you’re screwing up and nobody’s saying anything to you anymore, that means they gave up.
Have something to bring to the table, right, because that will make you more welcome.
Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.
Brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough.
I think that that’s one of the best things you can give somebody – the chance to show them what it feels like to make other people get excited and happy.
Get a feedback loop and listen to it.

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