Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
The use of anthropomorphic terminology when dealing with computing systems is a symptom of professional immaturity.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
Before C++ we had to code all of our bugs by hand; now we inherit them.
I've never seen anyone change his mind because of the power of a superior argument or the acquisition of new facts. But I've seen plenty of people change behavior to avoid being mocked.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true.
Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.