Collection of Quotes

“The one skill that separates good programmers from bad programmers is attention to detail.”

Zed A. Shaw “Learn Python 3 The Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code”

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

Martin Fowler, “Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, Second Edition”.

“Programs are meant to be read by humans and only incidentally for computers to execute.”

Donald Knuth

“You should name a variable using the same care with which you name a first-born child.”

Robert C. Martin, “Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship”

“Don’t Use a Comment When You Can Use a Function or a Variable”

Robert C. Martin, “Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship”

“Tools amplify your talent. The better your tools, and the better you know how to use them, the more productive you can be.”

Andrew Hunt, “The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master”

“Each generation stands on the shoulders of those who have gone before them,”

Stephen Hawkins

“One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.”

Bertrand Russell

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth”

Niels Bohr

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”

Charles Darwin, “The Descent of Man”

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained”

Marie Curie

“…programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge”

Grace Hopper