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

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


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UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.

UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.



Unix has retarded OS research by 10 years and linux has retarded it by 20.

Unix has retarded OS research by 10 years and linux has retarded it by 20.



C was already implemented on several quite different machines and OSs, Unix was already being distributed on the PDP-11, but the portability of the whole system was new

C was already implemented on several quite different machines and OSs, Unix was already being distributed on the PDP-11, but the portability of the whole system was new



C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.

C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.



C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.

C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.



For infrastructure technology, C will be hard to displace.

For infrastructure technology, C will be hard to displace.



A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do

A language that doesn't have everything is actually easier to program in than some that do



... with proper design, the features come cheaply. This approach is arduous, but continues to succeed.

... with proper design, the features come cheaply. This approach is arduous, but continues to succeed.



I'm not a person who particularly had heros when growing up.

I'm not a person who particularly had heros when growing up.



Pretty much everything on the web uses those two things: C and UNIX.

Pretty much everything on the web uses those two things: C and UNIX.





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With one hand he put A penny in the urn of poverty, And with the other took a shilling out.

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