DENNIS RITCHIE

 
A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do.
- Dennis Ritchie
... with proper design, the features come cheaply. This approach is arduous, but continues to succeed.
- Dennis Ritchie
A program designed for inputs from people is usually stressed beyond breaking point by computer-generated inputs.
- Dennis Ritchie
The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it.
- Dennis Ritchie
Twenty percent of all input forms filled out by people contain bad data.
- Dennis Ritchie, More Programming Pearls: Confessions of a Coder by Jon Louis Bentley , ISBN: 0201118890
UNIX is simple. But It just needs a genius to understand its simplicity.
- Dennis Ritchie