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Alan Perlis
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

Alan Perlis
In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word "frustration".

Alan Perlis
If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.

Alan Perlis
The computing field is always in need of new cliches.

Alan Perlis
In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.

Alan Perlis
I think it is inevitable that people program poorly. Training will not substantially help matters. We have to learn to live with it.