Code Quotes

A Few of Our Favorite Quotes

  1. “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” – Martin Fowler
  2. “First, solve the problem. Then, write the code.” – John Johnson
  3. “Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde
  4. “ In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different” – Coco Chanel
  5. “Java is to JavaScript what car is to Carpet.” – Chris Heilmann
  6. “Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon
  7. “Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.” – Dan Salomon
  8. “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
  9. “Ruby is rubbish! PHP is phpantastic!” – Nikita Popov
  10. “ Code is like humor. When you have to explain it, it’s bad.” – Cory House
  11. “Fix the cause, not the symptom.” – Steve Maguire
  12. “Optimism is an occupational hazard of programming: feedback is the treatment. “ Kent Beck
  13. “When to use iterative development? You should use iterative development only on projects that you want to succeed.” – Martin Fowler
  14. “Simplicity is the soul of efficiency.” – Austin Freeman
  15. “Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable.” – Ralph Johnson
  16. “Make it work, make it right, make it fast.” – Kent Beck
  17. “Talk is cheap. Show me the code.” – Linus Torvalds