"Nevertheless, I consider OOP as an aspect of programming in the large that is, as an aspect that logically follows programming in the small and requires sound knowledge of procedural programming."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Niklaus Wirth on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Niklaus Wirth on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Niklaus Wirth on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Niklaus Wirth on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Niklaus Wirth on William Shakespeare
"In the practical world of computing, it is rather uncommon that a program, once it performs correctly and satisfactorily, remains unchanged forever."
"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do."
"But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs."
"Clearly, programming courses should teach methods of design and construction, and the selected examples should be such that a gradual development can be nicely demonstrated."
"My duty as a teacher is to train, educate future programmers."