Find an Applicable Quote for Any Programming Situation

By Jason Fitzpatrick on December 16th, 2010

If you’re looking for a witty retort to your boss’s misguided questions about programming or just for some interesting quotes from the history of computing, this collection of programming quotes is sure to offer something for you. Among them, our favorite:

On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament]: ‘Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?’ I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.” – Charles Babbage

Top 50 Programming Quotes of All Time [TechSource]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/16/10
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