If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the
shoulders of giants.
- -- Isaac Newton
In the sciences, we are now uniquely privileged to sit side by side
with the giants on whose shoulders we stand.
- -- Gerald Holton
If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing
on my shoulders.
- -- Hal Abelson
In computer science, we stand on each other's feet.
- -- Brian K. Reid