15 Jan

Best Programming Quotes that are funny too

best programming quotes
One day i was just searching for best programming quotes and out of the hundreds i found, here are some of the best among them:

“If Java had true garbage collection, most programs would delete themselves upon execution.”
– Robert Sewell. Programmer.

Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen.
– Edward V Berard

“Don’t worry if it doesn’t work right. If everything did, you’d be out of a job.”
– Mosher’s Law of Software Engineering

“I think Microsoft named .Net so it wouldn’t show up in a Unix directory listing.”
– Oktal

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

“Programming is like sex. One mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.”
– Michael Sinz

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

“Give a man a program, frustrate him for a day. Teach a man to program, frustrate him for a lifetime.”

“Software sucks because users demand it to.”
– Nathan Myhrvold

“The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it’s too late.”
– Seymour Cray

“Software undergoes beta testing shortly before it’s released. Beta is Latin for “still doesn’t work.”

“Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.”
– Brian W. Kernighan

“You’ve baked a really lovely cake, but then you’ve used dog shit for frosting.”
― Steve Jobs

“Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.”
– Rich Cook

If you would like to add some more to the list, please share in comments.

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Vineet Garg

Sr. Web Developer at GuestHouser
I am passionate about technology and web development.