UNIX is simple. But It just needs a genius to understand its simplicity. --Dennis Ritchie

Before software can be reusable, it first has to be usable. --Ralph Johnson

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.. --Fred Brooks

It's hard enough to find an error in your code when you're looking for it; It's even harder when you've assumed your code is error-free. -- Steve McConnell Code Complete

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are sure and the intelligent are full of doubt. --Bertrand Russell

If debugging is the process of removing bugs, Then programming must be the process of putting them in. --Edsger Dijkstra

You can either have software quality or you can have pointer arithmetic; You cannot have both at the same time. --Bertrand Meyer

There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third works. --Alan J. Perlis

Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. --Bill Gates

The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time. --Tom Cargill

Programmers are in a race with the Universe to create bigger and better idiot-proof programs. The Universe is trying to create bigger and better idiots. So far the Universe is winning. --Anon

Theory is when you know something, but it doesn't work. Practice is when something works, but you don't know why it works. Programmers combine Theory and Practice: Nothing works and they don't know why.

The Six Phases of a Project:
·         Enthusiasm
·         Disillusionment
·         Panic
·         Search for the Guilty
·         Punishment of the Innocent
·         Praise for nonparticipants

No matter how slick (efficient) the demo is in rehearsal, When you do it in front of a live audience The probability of a flawless presentation Is inversely proportional to the number of people watching, Raised to the power of the amount of money involved.