"I'm not a great programmer; I'm just a good programmer with great habits." ― Kent Beck
"Casting a curious gaze down on planet Earth, extra-terrestrial beings could well be forgiven for assuming that we humans are programmed in every move we make, by a palm-sized, oblong, slab of glass. More perplexing than that, who on earth could convince them otherwise ?" ― Alex Morritt, Impromptu Scribe
That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers." ― Larry Niven
"A computer is like a violin. You can imagine a novice trying first a phonograph and then a violin. The latter, he says, sounds terrible. That is the argument we have heard from our humanists and most of our computer scientists. Computer programs are good, they say, for particular purposes, but they aren't flexible. Neither is a violin, or a typewriter, until you learn how to use it." - Marvin Minsky
"We are looking at a society increasingly dependent on machines, yet decreasingly capable of making or even using them effectively." ― Douglas Rushkoff, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age
Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen." ― Edward Berard
"The happiest moment i felt; is that moment when i realized my ability to create." ― Dr. Hazem Ali