Programming Quotes

Ray simard - goto, n.: a programming tool that exists to allow...
Programming graphics in X is like finding the square root of PI using Roman numerals.
Henry Spence

BASIC - A programming language. Related to certain social diseases in that those who have it will not admit it in polite company.
Anon.
If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.
Harold Abelson
Robert l. kruse, data structures and program design - an apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer...
End of diatribe. We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...
Larry Wall in Configure from the perl distribution

Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.
Unknown
Programming is like sex one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.
Michael Sinz
Unknown - if debugging is the art of removing bugs, then...
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Rich Cook
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.
Professor Edsger Dijkstra