BJARNE STROUSTRUP

 
Design and programming are human activities; forget that and all is lost.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
An organisation that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
The most important single aspect of software development is to be clear about what you are trying to build.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
To many managers, getting rid of the arrogant, undisciplined, over-paid, technology-obsessed, improperly-dressed etc. programmers would appear to be a significant added benefit.
- Bjarne Stroustrup - The C++ Programming Language 3e, section 24.2.4
There are only two kinds of languages: the kind everybody bitches about, and the kind nobody uses.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do it blows your whole leg off.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
we mean to stop accidents, not sabotage
- Bjarne Stroustrup
There's an old story about the person who wished his computer were as easy to use as his telephone. That wish has come true, since I no longer know how to use my telephone.
- Bjarne Stroustrup
I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone.
- Bjarne Stroustrup