There is nothing in the programming field more despicable than an undocumented program.
- Ed Yourdon
If you think your management doesn't know what it's doing or that your organisation turns out low-quality software crap that embarrasses you, then leave.
- Ed Yourdon, Rise & Resurrection of the American Programmer (Yourdon Press Computing Series) by Edward Yourdon , ISBN: 013121831X
Dijkstra will be happy to tell you that 95% of computer science faculty members can't program a binary search correctly, which doesn't give us much hope for the students they teach.
- Ed Yourdon - From Computer Language, October 1989