I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone. -Bjarne Stroustrup (developed C++)
Efficiency stems more from good design than from good coding. - Robert L. Glass
More computing sins are committed in the name of [execution] efficiency (often without achieving it) than for any other single reason, including blind stupidity. - W.A.Wulf
Focusing too heavily on optimization techniques often results in code that is difficult or impossible to understand and maintain. - Eric M. Burke
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. - George Bernard Shaw
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The wonderful thing about standards is that we have so many of them to choose from.