Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.
If you have a procedure with 10 parameters, you probably missed some.
In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.
In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word 'frustration'.
We toast the Lisp programmer who pens his thoughts within nests of parentheses.
The best book on programming for the layman is 'Alice in Wonderland'; but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.
Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?
You can measure a programmer's perspective by noting his attitude on the continuing vitality of FORTRAN.
There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.
It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.
One man's constant is another man's variable.
Computer Science is embarrassed by the computer.
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