... when a man is out of his depth, ..., he has to swim all the same.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
The source of the exhilaration associated with computer programming is the continual unfolding within the mind and on the computer of mechanisms expressed as programs and the explosion of perception they generate.
Nothing is more important than to see the sources of invention which are, in my opinion, more interesting than the inventions themselves.
To doubt everything and to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; each saves us from thinking.
Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that is is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble.
We do not learn from experience... we learn from reflecting on experience.
Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.