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"However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious." - Bjarne Stroustrup

"All of us who attended the meeting - including Microsoft - unanimously agreed that unilaterally extending the Java programming language would hurt compatibility among Java tools and programs, would injure other tools vendors and would damage customers' ability to run a Java-based software product on whatever platform they wished." - James Gosling

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"We think we're going to be especially strong in platform where we have our two platform brands: our database brand is the Oracle Database 12c, and our programming language brand is this thing called Java." - Larry Ellison

"My programming language was solder." - Terry Pratchett

"The greatest single programming language ever designed" - Alan Kay

"... greatest single programming language ever designed." - Alan Kay

"A good programming language is a conceptual universe for thinking about programming." - Alan Perlis

"JavaScript is the world's most misunderstood programming language." - Douglas Crockford

"A data structure is just a stupid programming language." - Bill Gosper

"I think it would be a tragic statement of the universe if Java was the last language that swept through." - James Gosling

"If I were to pick a language to use today other than Java, it would be Scala" - James Gosling

"Job Control Language is the worst programming language ever designed anywhere by anybody for any purpose." - Fred Brooks

"In my daily work, I work on very large, complex, distributed systems built out of many Python modules and packages. The focus is very similar to what you find, for example, in Java and, in general, in systems programming languages." - Guido Van Rossum

"This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today." - Bjarne Stroustrup

"The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it." - Dennis Ritchie

"A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming is not worth knowing." - Alan Perlis

"The most disastrous thing that you can ever learn is your first programming language." - Alan Kay

"A programming language is a tool that has profound influence on our thinking habits." - Edsger Dijkstra

"A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant." - Alan Perlis

"A programming language is like a natural, human language in that it favors certain methaphors, images, and ways of thinking." - Seymour Papert

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"All language is political ..." - Robin Lakoff

"Verbing weirds language." - Bill Watterson

"Language disguises thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"...language is never innocent." - Roland Barthes

"Language is fossil Poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"XML is not a language in the sense of a programming language any more than sketches on a napkin are a language." - Charles Simonyi

"No one wants one language. There are applications when it's appropriate to write something in C rather than in Java. If you want to write something where performance is much more important than extensibility, then you might want to choose C rather than Java." - Brian Behlendorf

"I don't know how to stop it, there was never any intent to write a programming language I have absolutely no idea how to write a programming language, I just kept adding the next logical step on the way." - Rasmus Lerdorf

"I don't know how to stop it, there was never any intent to write a programming language [...] I have absolutely no idea how to write a programming language, I just kept adding the next logical step on the way." - Rasmus Lerdorf

"Language uses us as much as we use language." - Robin Lakoff

"The language of the heart is mankind's main common language." - Suzy Kassem

"Humans are language machines, computers are language machines." - Howard Rheingold

"Language is the archives of history...Language is fossil poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Gone. The saddest word in the language. In any language." - Mark Slouka

"Music is a language, you see, a universal language." - Sun Ra

"I love language, and I love the failure of language." - Nate Lowman

"The language of the poem is the language of particulars." - Mary Oliver

"Sun Microsystems had the right people to make Java into a first-class language, and I believe it was the Sun marketing people who rushed the thing out before it should have gotten out." - Alan Kay

"Now, it's my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don't work very well there either." - Guido Van Rossum

"Language cannot say everything, fortunately." - Mason Cooley

"Silence is God's first language." - John of the Cross

"Nothing exists except through language." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"Music is a universal language." - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

"Fashion is an instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"Language always gives you away." - George Carlin

"Anguish is the universal language" - Alice Fulton

"A language Older Than Words" - Derrick Jensen

"Hands have their own language." - Simon Van Booy

"Language is a social event." - Richard Rodriguez

"Sometimes language is not enough." - Justin Adams

"Language is a living thing" - Gilbert Highet

"Music is the universal language." - John Wilson

"Flowers are Love's truest language." - Park Benjamin, Sr.

"Nothing exists except through language." - Hansgeorg Gadamer

"Language is the only homeland." - Czeslaw Milosz

"Language is a social art." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

"When you choose a language, youre also choosing a community. The programmers youll be able to hire to work on a Java project wont be as smart as the ones you could get to work on a project written in Python. And the quality of your hackers probably matters more than the language you choose. Though, frankly, the fact that good hackers prefer Python to Java should tell you something about the relative merits of those languages." - Philip Greenspun

"Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes." - Desmond Tutu

"Visual art is a foreign language I'm fluent at, but my native language is language." - Julia Glass

"Computer programming has been traditionally seen as something that is beyond most people - it's only for a special group with technical expertise and experience. We have developed 'Scratch' as a new type of programming language, which is much more accessible." - Mitchel Resnick

"I've never worked with the Java community." - Miguel De Icaza

"The principal lesson of Emacs is that a language for extensions should not be a mere "extension language". It should be a real programming language, designed for writing and maintaining substantial programs. Because people will want to do that!" - Richard Stallman

"The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language." - Donald Knuth

"When someone says, "I want a programming language in which I need only say what I want done," give him a lollipop." - Alan Perlis

"If there is ever a science of programming language design, it will probably consist largely of matching languages to the design methods they support." - Robert W. Floyd

"There does not now, nor will there ever exist, a programming language in which it is the least bit hard to write bad programs." - Lawrence Flon

"When a programming language is created that allows programmers to program in simple English, it will be discovered that programmers cannot speak English." - Anonymous

"If there is ever a science of programming language design, it will probably consist largely of matching languages to the design methods they support." - Robert Floyd

"Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic." - Eric Allin Cornell

"A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen." - Paul Graham

"The C language combines all the power of assembly language with all the ease-of-use of assembly language." - Mark Pearce

"Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious." - Alan Moore

"As humans we speak one language..." - Avril Lavigne

"Language is the archives of history." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Typography is what language looks like." - Ellen Lupton

"The unconscious is structured like a language." - Jacques Lacan

"The chief merit of language is clearness." - Galen

"Acting is not my language at all." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"All language is a longing for home." - Rumi

"Touch is the first language we speak." - Stephen Gaskin

"Stories are the reproductive organs of language." - Robert Bringhurst

"There is no language without deceit." - Italo Calvino

"Laughter is the language of the heart" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Language betrays, in order to mean." - Terence Mckenna

"Language is a weapon, keep it honed!" - Kurt Tucholsky

"The world is God's language to us." - Simone Weil

"I want to start where language ends." - Antony Gormley

"Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships, Language. Sensibility." - Zadie Smith

"Language buries, but does not resurrect." - John Green

"Experience is always larger than language." - Adrienne Rich

"All words, in every language, are metaphors." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Nature is a language - can't you read?" - Steven Morrissey

"Language is the inventory of human experience." - L. W. Lockhart

"Language is the source of misunderstandings." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - George Carlin

"Language is the best, best toy." - Jerry Holkins

"Invent a new language anyone can understand." - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"Grammar is the analysis of language." - Edgar Allan Poe

"My homeland is the portuguese language." - Fernando Pessoa

"Language is a form of organized stutter." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Language was invented to ask questions." - Eric Hoffer

"Faire language grates not the tongue." - George Herbert

"poetry is where the language is renewed." - Margaret Atwood

"Language is the light of the mind" - John Stuart Mill

"Nature is written in mathematical language." - Galileo Galilei

"Two nations divided by a common language." - Winston Churchill

"Sometimes, language is the sound of longing" - Simon Van Booy

"Peace is the language we must speak." - Pope Francis

"Cultures are virtual realities made of language." - Terence Mckenna

"Language transcends us and yet we speak." - Maurice Merleau-Ponty

"Language can do what it ca' say." - William Stafford

"The language of God is Mystery." - Kedar Joshi

"Politically correct is the language of cowardice." - Billy Connolly

"Musicians are not so concerned with language." - Ry Cooder

"Language is butchered by the media" - Don Watson

"Off oure language he was the lodesterre." - John Lydgate

"What purifies the heart refines language." - John Lancaster Spalding

"But ordinary language is all right." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"This is brave Bear-Garden language!" - Jeremy Collier

"No means yes in grasshopper language." - Noel Fielding

"Ridicule is the language of the devil." - Thomas Carlyle

"Music is indeed the Universal Language." - L Ron Hubbard

"All language is but a poor translation." - Franz Kafka

"Laughter is the language of the soul." - Pablo Neruda

"Language is what stops the heart exploding." - Jeanette Winterson

"The language that reveals also obscures." - Wendell Berry

"Numbers constitute the only universal language." - Nathanael West

"Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities." - Alexandre Dumas

"Every language has its own music." - Sid Caesar

"Language usage always has a political context." - Jackson Katz

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"It is by metaphor that language grows." - Julian Jaynes

"Silence is the only language god speaks." - Charles Simic

"Painting is by nature a luminous language." - Robert Delaunay

"I was always influenced by language." - Helen Dunmore

"Music truly is the universal language." - Herbie Hancock

"Language does not make one an elite." - Irrfan Khan

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Love is the language all animals understand." - Anthony D. Williams

"Speech happens to not be his language." - Madame De Stael

"I think music is another language." - Dar Williams

"Finality is not the language of politics." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The eyes have one language everywhere." - George Herbert

"Language is a virus from outer space." - William S Burroughs

"It's embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is." - Anthony Doerr

"Dig - the mostly uncouth - language of grace." - Geoffrey Hill



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