Edsger Dijkstra

It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.

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Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.

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Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.

Edsger Dijkstra

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Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.

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