"Good software, like wine, takes time"

Atli Björgvin Oddsson

"Don’t document the problem, fix it"

Richard Pattis

"When debugging, novices insert corrective code; experts remove defective code."

Wes Dyer

"Make it correct, make it clear, make it concise, make it fast. In that order."

Filipe Fortes

"Debugging is like being the detective in a crime movie where you are also the murderer."

Michael A. Jackson

"Rules of Optimization: Rule 1: Don't do it. Rule 2 (for experts only): Don't do it yet."

Linus Torvalds

"Talk is cheap. Show me the code."

Fred Brooks

"What one programmer can do in one month, two programmers can do in two months."

Niklaus Wirth

"A primary cause of complexity is that software vendors uncritically adopt almost any feature that users want."

Abelson & Jay Sussman

"Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute."

Cory House

Code is like humor. When you have to explain it, it’s bad.

Edward V Berard

"Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen."

Reg Braithwaite

"The strength of JavaScript is that you can do anything. The weakness is that you will."