Developer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old developer quotes, developer sayings, and developer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Old programmers never die. They simply give up their resources.     


Developer: an organism that turns coffee into code.     


No one hates software more than software developers.     

Jeff Atwood

A developer who is not optimistic shouldn't be a developer.      

Harry Triguboff

The fundamental truth for developers is they will build if there are users.     

Satya Nadella

Software Developer – An organism that turns caffeine into software.     


One of the biggest problems that software developers face is that technology changes rapidly. It is very hard to stay current.     

Vivek Wadhwa

You can't spell 'developer' without 'devel.'     

John Mayer

Developer refracts. Hacker does. Programmer solves.     

Deh Saaduddin

Developer is the one who creates bugs/defects mostly and working code rarely.     

Nipun Varma

Game developers know that people have more fun when they're in large groups. They feel more fired up when the challenges are more epic.     

Jane Mcgonigal

Developer testing is an important step towards accountability. It gives developers a way to demonstrate the quality of the software they produce.     

Kent Beck