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Max Kukoy, Website Developer

WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT

Max Kukoy has been a Washington, DC based freelance web developer/designer since 2000. Max earned his master’s degree in environmental science from the University of Oklahoma in 1993, then started working in public health and environmental policy at Washington, DC based non-profits. After a few years of policy work, he started working on his organizations web site, eventually deciding to start working as a freelancer under the name maxwebworks.

Sites range from simple database-driven sites, to ones with e-commerce capability. Max uses widely used and supported open source software applications to build web sites. He believes the site should be easy for the client to use and maintain and emphasizes building accessible web sites.

For more, view Max’s website www.maxwebworks.com.

The biggest flaw in our existing theory of capitalism lies in its misrepresentation of human nature.”

– Muhammad Yunus

There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”

– Christopher Morley

It is to no purpose to turn away from the real nature of the affair because the honor of its elements excites repugnance.

– Carl von Clausewitz, On War

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

– Benjamin Disraeli

A lot of people have ideas, but few decide to do something about them now. Not next week. But today.”

– Nolan Bushnell, founder, Atari

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”

– General Omar Bradley

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

– T.S. Eliot

Why am I whispering when I have something to say?”

– Eve Ensler

Most people never pick up the phone and call. Most people never ask, and that’s what separates the people who do things from the people who just dream about them.”

– Steve Jobs

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

– Albert Einstein

The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.”

– Marcel Proust

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”

– E.B. White

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’”

– Brian Tracy

Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.”

– Barack Obama

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”

– Groucho Marx

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.”

– Thomas Dunn

If you were independently wealthy and never had to work a day in your life, would you still choose to spend your time attempting to become a successful entrepreneur?”

– Steven Schussler

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.”

– Robert Fritz

You take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
 A terrible thing: no one to blame.”

– Erica Jong

Ripeness is all.”

– William Shakespeare

A man without a smiling face
 should not open a shop.”

– Chinese Proverb

Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.”

– Sarah Ban Breathnach

As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”

– Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Passion makes perfect.”

– Eugene Biro

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.”

– Alfred Adler

How do you stay resilient? It’s about momentum. Like riding a bicycle. If you stop you fall over. So I keep pedaling.”

– Diane Lane

Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness. They are signs of strength.”

– The Dalai Lama

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

You may ask me for anything you like except time.”

– Napoleon

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

– Leo Jozef Suenens

My goal was to tell the life side of the story. We have become a nation of voyeurs that expect sensationalism, and that offends me.”

– Kathleen Jo Ryan

You only live once. But if you do it right, once is enough.”

– Mae West

As each woman realizes her power, she transforms the world.”

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

Part of your destiny is to live in the zone of maximum satisfaction.”

– Martha Beck

A diamond is a lump of coal that stuck with it.”

– Norwegian proverb

‎Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”

– Booker T. Washington

This is the age when magical technologies make more and more radically fun ideas plausible, even easy. You’re only limited by your creativity.”

– Martha Beck

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

– Leon Joseph Suenens

There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.”

– JFK

4oz tequila + 1oz TripleSec + 2oz lime juice + 1oz simple syrup (sugar=water), 1 cup crushed ice. Shake + dance around the kitchen.

– Avenida Margarita

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.”

– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

If you want to be busy, keep trying to be perfect. If you want to be happy, focus on making a difference.”

– Lisa Earle McLeod

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.”

– Woodrow Wilson

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it”

– Andrew Carnegie

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. The greatest failure is to not try.”

– Debbi Fields, Mrs. Fields Cookies

I may not be able to change what takes place, but I can always choose to change my thinking.”

– Michelle Sedas

The music is all around us. All you have to do is listen.”

– August Rush

Are you willing to help other people succeed even when it’s not a requirement of your job to be of assistance?”

– Steven Schussler

Remember that it’s okay to ask for help when you’re stumped, because sometimes you really can’t be expected to handle everything alone.”

– Martha Beck

Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”

– Lord Chesterfield

    Articles by Max Kukoy