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A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ
XML is like violence. If it doesn't solve your problem, you're not using enough of it.
Never give up your performance accidentally.
We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil.
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.
Some people, when confronted with a problem, think “I know, I’ll use regular expressions.” Now they have two problems.
You can’t have great software without a great team, and most software teams behave like dysfunctional families.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make
PHP is a minor evil perpetrated and created by incompetent amateurs, whereas Perl is a great and insidious evil perpetrated by skilled but perverted professionals.
It’s usually better to have something than to be something.
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
The Linux philosophy is “Laugh in the face of danger.” Oops. Wrong One. “Do it yourself.” Yes, that's it.
Most software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves.
The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents.
If I have not seen as far as others, it is because giants were standing on my shoulders.
Do not weep. Do not wax indignant. Understand.