Best Programming Quotes

Best Programming Quotes

# Best Programming Quotes


Programming can be considered as a philosophy rather than writing code alone. Coding and thinking about it is a great journey for all of us. In this journey, different people tell us the main ways of thinking. Thinking for a word for hours can be the biggest indicator of this.


“Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.”Harold Abelson, Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs


“Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live” John Woods


“Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” Martin Fowler


“I'm not a great programmer; I'm just a good programmer with great habits.” Kent Beck


“Happiness should be a function without any parameters.” Pranshu Midha


"Without requirements or design, programming is the art of adding bugs to an empty text file." Louis Srygley


"Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable." Ralph Johnson


"Programming is like sex. One mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life." Michael Sinz


"Don’t worry if it doesn’t work right. If everything did, you’d be out of a job." Mosher’s Law of Software Engineering


“First, solve the problem. Then, write the code.” John Johnson


“Java is to JavaScript what car is to Carpet.” Chris Heilmann


“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but rather when there is nothing more to take away.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“ Code is like humor. When you have to explain it, it’s bad.” Cory House


“Fix the cause, not the symptom.” Steve Maguir


“There are 10 types of people in this world, those who understand binary and those who don't.” Anonymous


“One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.” Ken Thompson


“Premature optimization is the root of all evil.” Donald Knuth


“What one programmer can do in one month, two programmers can do in two months.” Fred Brooks


“So much complexity in software comes from trying to make one thing do two things.” Ryan Singer


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