Software Quotes

โ€œThere are only two industries that r...

โ€œThere are only two industries that refer to their customers as 'users': illegal drugs and software. " โ€” Edward Tufte
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โ€œSoftware is like se...

โ€œSoftware is like sex: itโ€™s better when itโ€™s freeโ€ -Linus Torvalds
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I might trust you but I dont trust...

I might trust you but I dont trust everyone you trust and so on cuz thats where most software bugs come from
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"Just because it's a s...

"Just because it's a software fix, doesn't mean it's a software problem"
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"I was lucky to be involved and get to cont...

"I was lucky to be involved and get to contribute to something that was important, which is empowering people with software." -Bill Gates
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 15
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"Walking on water and producing s...

"Walking on water and producing software to specifications are easy, as long as both are frozen" -- Unknown
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We love that software costs near nothing to mass pr...

We love that software costs near nothing to mass produce but are therefore cursed with it having far more unnecessary parts than any other product --Ben Rayfield
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โ€œMost software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with mi...

โ€œMost software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves.โ€ - Alan Kay
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With software there are only two possibilities: either the users control the pr...

With software there are only two possibilities: either the users control the program or the program controls the users. If the program controls the users, and the developer controls the program, then the program is an instrument of unjust power.
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Given the same amount of time, a better so...

Given the same amount of time, a better software engineer will write less code. The best engineer will write zero code.โ€”Elliot Chance
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Adding manpower to a late ...

Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. - Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
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One of the ways that Microsoft beat Apple way back in the day was that they were a l...

One of the ways that Microsoft beat Apple way back in the day was that they were a lot more open; today, in the world I come from, the free software and open-source world, Microsoft is not generally viewed as open; theyโ€™re viewed as proprietary. โ€“ Jimmy Wales
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"A firewall is a network r...

"A firewall is a network response to a software engineering problem" - Steve Bellovin
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