35 Top Programming Quotes That will Motivate You To Learn Coding

Computer programming is the process of designing and building an executable computer program to accomplish a specific computing result or to perform a specific task. In simple words, we can say that Programming is a way to “instruct the computer to perform various tasks. So here are some of the inspirational and most famous programming quotes that will motivate you to learn to program and become good at it. If you like these computer programming quotes and sayings then please let us know in the comment section.

“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.” – Bill Gates

“Learning to code is learning to create and innovate.” – Enda Kenny

“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.” – Bill Gates

“Learning to code is useful no matter what your career ambitions are.” -Arianna Huffington

“I learned the fundamentals for programming, which is just what I needed as a first step for my career change!” – Takayoshi Y.

“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.” – Stephen Hawking

“I came in with near zero programming knowledge and halfway in, I’m quite confident of what I can achieve.”- Kelechi I.

“I quickly came to understand that code is a superpower every young woman should be able to access. Understanding that code is the underlying (and invisible) framework of tech means that we do not have to be passive bystanders in our ever-changing digital world.” – Karlie Kloss

“Programming isn’t about what you know; it’s about what you can figure out.” – Chris Pine

“This has been the best, most structured approach to teaching people how to program in my life. I’d tried multiple alternatives before, and a lot of them left me not wanting to learn, largely because they were all about syntax, and gave little to no direction or purpose to becoming a programmer. This has been wonderful, and I recommend it to everyone.” – Alexander C.

“Support the American dream n make coding available to EVERYONE!!” – Snoop Dogg

“We salute the coders, designers, and programmers already hard at work at their desks, and we encourage every student who can’t decide whether to take that computer science class to give it a try.” – Michael Bloomberg

“Computer programming is quickly becoming an essential career skill. Learning to code is a fantastic opportunity equalizer – if you’re good at it, it can help you achieve your dreams.” – Cory Booker

“Whether we’re fighting climate change or going to space, everything is moved forward by computers, and we don’t have enough people who can code. Teaching young people to code early on can help build skills and confidence and energize the classroom with learning-by-doing opportunities.” – Richard Branson

“That’s the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.” – Larry Niven

“For a long time it puzzled me how something so expensive, so leading edge could be so useless. And then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.” – Bill Bryson

“To be prepared for the demands of the 21st century -and to take advantage of its opportunities-it is essential that more of our students today learn basic computer programming skills, no matter what field of work they want to pursue.”
– Todd Park

“Sometimes it’s better to leave something alone, to pause, and that’s very true of programming.” – Joyce Wheeler

“That’s the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.” – Larry Niven

“The best error message is the one that never shows up.” – Thomas Fuchs

“I could not have gotten this far without the support and encouragement of this course and the community that made this course happen for me! Thank you!” – Krystal M.

“I learned a lot and finally confronted my fear of programming. Now I feel much more confident.” -Elias C.

“The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it.” – Dennis Ritchie

“The most damaging phrase in the language is.. it’s always been done this way” – Grace Hopper

“The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it’s too late.” – Seymour Cray

“In some ways, programming is like painting. You start with a blank canvas and certain basic raw materials. You use a combination of science, art, and craft to determine what to do with them.” – Andrew Hunt

“When you throw yourself out there great things happen. Just take this course blindly and dive into the world of programming starting from scratch.” – Prajwal A.

“Computer science education cannot make anybody an expert programmer any more than studying brushes and pigment can make somebody an expert painter.” – Eric Raymond

“Programmers are in a race with the Universe to create bigger and better idiot-proof programs, while the Universe is trying to create bigger and better idiots. So far the Universe is winning.” – Rich Cook

“A programmer is a person who passes as an exacting expert on the basis of being able to turn out, after innumerable punching, an infinite series of incomprehensive answers calculated with micrometric precisions from vague assumptions based on debatable figures taken from inconclusive documents and carried out on instruments of problematical accuracy by persons of dubious reliability and questionable mentality for the avowed purpose of annoying and confounding a hopelessly defenseless department that was unfortunate enough to ask for the information in the first place.” – IEEE Grid newsmagazine

“Controlling complexity is the essence of computer programming.” – Brian Kernighan

“First learn computer science and all the theory. Next, develop a programming style. Then forget all that and just hack.” – George Carrette

“Don’t write better error messages, write code that doesn’t need them.” – Jason C. McDonald

“Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.” – Burt Rutan

“Coding is the language of the future, and every girl should learn it. As I’ve learned from watching girls grow and learn in our classrooms, coding is fun, collaborative and creative.” – Reshma Saujani

“Optimism is an occupational hazard of programming; feedback is the treatment.” – Kent Beck

“Most of you are familiar with the virtues of a programmer. There are three, of course: laziness, impatience, and hubris.” – Larry Wall

“Good programmers use their brains, but good guidelines save us having to think out every case.” – Francis Glassborow

“A hacker on a roll may be able to produce–in a period of a few months–something that a small development group (say, 7-8 people) would have a hard time getting together over a year. IBM used to report that certain programmers might be as much as 100 times as productive as other workers or more.” – Peter Seebach

“There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.” – Alan J. Perlis

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