10 most badass quotes about programming

Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.

― John Woods

I'm not a great programmer; I'm just a good programmer with great habits.
― Kent Beck

Programming is like kicking yourself in the face, sooner or later your nose will bleed.

– Kyle Woodbury

Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.

– Christopher Thompson

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

– Bill Gates

If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them.

– Edsger Dijkstra

First, solve the problem.

Then, write the code.

– John Johnson

Programs are like women. No matter how much you get mad because of errors, you are always the one who is wrong.

– Unknown

Programming is like writing a book... except if you miss a single comma on page 156 the whole thing makes no damn sense.

– Unknown

You might not think that programmers are artists but programming is an extremely creative profession. It is logic-base creativity.

– John Romero

The best thing about a boolean is even if you are wrong, you are only off by a bit.

– Anonymous

Talk is cheap. Show me the code.

– Linus Torvalds


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