Top 50 programming language quotes of all time

Volume 13, Issue 54; 16 Dec 2010

A collection of quotations, many humorous, about my favorite black art.

On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament]: “Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?” I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.

Charles Babbage

And 49 others, but I think that's my favorite. One of my favorites, certainly.