There are three kinds of mathematicians: those who can count, and those who can't.
A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do.
--- Dennis M. Ritchie
Time is a device that was invented to keep everything from happening at once.
--- some graffiti seen on a Cambridge building wall
Pascal is for building pyramids -- imposing, breathtaking structures built by armies pushing heavy blocks into place. Lisp is for building organisms ...
The best way to solve a complex problem is to break it down into component parts, learn each of the parts, and learn how the parts go together.
--- R. L. Graham