26. There will always be things we wish to say in our programs that in all known languages can only be said poorly.
30. In programming, everything we do is a special case of something more general -- and often we know it too quickly.
106. It's difficult to extract sense from strings, but they're the only communication coin we can count on.
117. It goes against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail and learning to be self-critical?