"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

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By C.A.R. Hoare, The 1980 ACM Turing Award Lecture

“One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.”

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By Ken Thompson.

"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"

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By Brian W. Kernighan and P. J. Plauger in The Elements of Programming Style.

"The computing scientist’s main challenge is not to get confused by the complexities of his own making."

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By E. W. Dijkstra.

IF you think education is expensive ...

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… then try ignorance. This message is intended to motivate developers to document their stuff.
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