Controlling developers is like herding cats.
Kevin Loney, Oracle DBA Handbook
Oh no, it's not. It's much harder than that!
Bruce Pihlamae, long-term Oracle DBA
Do not assume!
Unknown IT specialist
Backups ist was für Warmduscher!
(engl. Backup is for sissies!)
Yesterday (the DBA version)
All those backups seemed a waste of pay.
Now my database has gone away.
Oh I believe in yesterday.