Can you see the real me, can you, can you?
-- The Who
Be what you wish to seem.
"In anything at all, perfection has been attained
not when there is nothing left to add, but
when there is nothing left to take away..."
-- Antoine de Saint Exupery, "Wind, Sand and Stars"
(quoted in "Multics: The First Seven Years",
F. J. Corbato, J. H. Saltzer)
"Fast, Cheap, Good - Pick Any Two"
-- J. Noel Chiappa
(No, it's not "anonymous"; it was originally something
I put up on my whiteboard at Proteon, circa 1990; it has
been popularized by Gary Malkin in his email .sig. I have
been informed that someone else came up with a very similar
saying, apparently independently, slightly before I did.)