More about Donald Knuth
Donald Knuth -
3 Sourced Quotes
View all Donald Knuth Quotes
The whole thing that makes a mathematician's life worthwhile is that he gets the grudging admiration of three or four colleagues.
In fact, my main conclusion after spending ten years of my life working on the TEX project is that software is hard. It's harder than anything else I've ever had to do.
Email is a wonderful thing for people whose role in life is to be on top of things. But not for me; my role is to be on the bottom of things. What I do takes long hours of studying and uninterruptible concentration.
Quote of the day
Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done.
January 10, 1938
More about Donald Knuth...
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon