Quotes in Project management

Premature optimization is the root of all evil (or at least most of it) in programming.

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A woodsman was once asked, "What would you do if you had just five minutes to chop down a tree?" He answered, "I would spend the first two and a half minutes sharpening my axe."

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Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen.

It is better to pick the wrong priority than none at all.

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There is no greater mistake than to try to leap an abyss in two jumps.

In software, we rarely have meaningful requirements. Even if we do, the only measure of success that matters is whether our solution solves the customer’s shifting idea of what their problem is.

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How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.

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No is easier to do. Yes is easier to say.

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The things that are urgent are seldom important and the things that are important are seldom urgent.