Tag: Quotes

Thursday Quote: Ze Frank

June 28, 2012 » Life

“Life isn’t just a sequence of waiting for things to be´╗┐ done.”

– Ze Frank
An Invocation for Beginnings

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Thursday Quote: Tim Peters

June 21, 2012 » Geek, Life

“In the face of ambiguity, store refuse the temptation to guess.”

– Tim Peters
PEP 20

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Thursday Quote: Steve Luvender

June 14, 2012 » Life

“If Tetris has taught me anything, diagnosis it is that errors pile up and accomplishments disappear.”

Steve Luvender

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Thursday Quote: Tony Hoare

June 7, 2012 » Geek

“There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, ampoule and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.”

Tony Hoare

Thursday Quote: Simon Peyton Jones

May 31, 2012 » Geek

“The most depressing thing about life as a programmer, I think, is if you’re faced with a chunk of code that either someone else wrote or, worse still, you wrote yourself but no longer dare to modify. That’s depressing.”

– Simon Peyton Jones
Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming