You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It's logic-based creativity.
The key to efficient development is to make interesting new mistakes
Functions should do one thing. They should do it well. They should do it only.
I do not fear computes. I fear lack of them.
The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before
Software is like entropy: It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the Second Law of Thermodynamics; i.e., it always increases.
Software is a gas; it expands to fill its container
Standards are always out of date. That's what makes them standards.
Physics is the universe's operating system
It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow.