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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.

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently.”

– Steve Jobs, Apple, Inc.

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”

– Eckhart Tolle

The best hobbies are the ones that take us furthest from our primary occupation.”

– Dr. Evelyn Vogel, Dexter

The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.”

– Voltaire

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Inspiration and genius — one and the same.”

– Victor Hugo

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

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

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

– Chinese Proverb

Change is a math formula. Change happens when the cost of the status quo is greater than the risk of change.”

– Alan Webber, author, "Rules of Thumb"

Anything not worth doing well is not worth doing.”

– Warren Buffett

Whosoever knows how to fight well is not angry. Whosoever knows how to conquer enemies does not fight them.”

– Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

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

Education is an admirable thing to have, but it is well to remember that nothing worth knowing can be taught.”

– Oscar Wilde

To follow, without halt, one aim: There’s the secret of success.”

– Anna Pavlova

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which obstacles vanish.”

– John Quincy Adams

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

Destiny is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

– William Jennings Bryan

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”

– Lao Tzu

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

– Sarah Ban Breathnach

A truly forgiving person is someone who experiences all the anger merited by injustice and still acts with fairness and compassion.”

– Martha Beck

Some things are destined to be—it just takes us a couple of tries
to get there.”

– J.R. Ward, Lover Mine

When a dog runs at you, whistle for him.”

– Henry David Thoreau

Things don’t change. You change your way of looking, that’s all.”

– Carlos Castaneda

By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

– Sri Aurobindo

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

– Magical

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.”

– Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

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

– T.S. Eliot

Death is to lose the earth you know, for greater knowing; to lose the life you have, for greater life; to leave the friends you loved, for greater loving; to find a land more kind than home, more large than earth.”

– Thomas Wolfe

You don’t go into a field that requires cracking people’s heads open or operating on something as delicate as the spinal cord unless you are comfortable with taking risks.”

– Dr. Ben Carson

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something.”

– Nolan Bushnell, founder, Chuck E. Cheese's

Don’t follow your dreams. Chase them.”

– Richard Dumb

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try going to sleep with a mosquito in your room.”

– A wisdomism

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

– Marcel Proust

The dove descending breaks the air / With flame of inkandescent terror.”

– T.S. Eliott

Traveling is one way of lengthening life, at least in appearance.”

– Benjamin Franklin

Entrepreneurs willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.”

– Victor Kiam

No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.”

– Martha Beck, from "Leaving the Saints"

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams, for when dreams go, life is a barren field frozen with snow.”

– Langston Hughes

The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.”

– Cecil B. DeMille

There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”

– John Lennon

Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!”

– Madam C.J. Walker

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

– John Quincy Adams

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.
 Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

– Ella Fitzgerald

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

– Thomas Edison

Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.”

– Anthony Trollope

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln

Never cut what you can untie.”

– Joseph Joubert

What is the point of having free will if one cannot occasionally spit in the eye of destiny?”

– Jim Butcher, White Night

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

– Muhammad Yunus

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

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