Create Yours

Joel Spolsky Quotes

32 wallpapers

Joel Spolsky Quote: “It’s harder to read code than to write it.”

It’s harder to read code than to write it.

— Joel Spolsky



Joel Spolsky Quote: “Good software, like wine, takes time.”

Good software, like wine, takes time.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Something is usable if it behaves exactly as expected.”

Something is usable if it behaves exactly as expected.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Nothing works better than just improving your product.”

Nothing works better than just improving your product.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Writing code is not production, it’s not always craftsmanship though it can be, it’s design.”

Writing code is not production, it’s not always craftsmanship though it can be, it’s design.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Listen to your customers, not your competitors.”

Listen to your customers, not your competitors.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Indeed one of the best ways to deflect attacks is to make it look like they’re succeeding. It’s the software equivalent of playing dead.”

Indeed one of the best ways to deflect attacks is to make it look like they’re succeeding. It’s the software equivalent of playing dead.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.”

Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “So if you want to get things done, you positively have to understand at any given point in time what is the most important thing to get done right now and if you’re not doing it, you’re not making progress at the fastest possible rate.”

So if you want to get things done, you positively have to understand at any given point in time what is the most important thing to get done right now and if you’re not doing it, you’re not making progress at the fastest possible rate.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Common programmer thought pattern: there are only three numbers: 0, 1, and n.”

Common programmer thought pattern: there are only three numbers: 0, 1, and n.

— Joel Spolsky



Joel Spolsky Quote: “Design adds value faster than it adds cost.”

Design adds value faster than it adds cost.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would.”

A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Shipping is a feature. A really important feature. Your product must have it.”

Shipping is a feature. A really important feature. Your product must have it.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “We just have to come in every morning and somehow, launch the editor.”

We just have to come in every morning and somehow, launch the editor.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Talk to your customers. Find out what they need. Don’t pay any attention to the competition. They’re not relevant to you.”

Talk to your customers. Find out what they need. Don’t pay any attention to the competition. They’re not relevant to you.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “An idea isn’t worth that much. It’s the execution of the idea that has value. If you can’t convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it’s not worth it.”

An idea isn’t worth that much. It’s the execution of the idea that has value. If you can’t convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it’s not worth it.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “If you can’t understand the spec for a new technology, don’t worry: nobody else will understand it either, and the technology won’t be that important.”

If you can’t understand the spec for a new technology, don’t worry: nobody else will understand it either, and the technology won’t be that important.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Never put yourself in a position that will put yourself at risk if you make the wrong decision. We spent cash on everything. It’s fashionable to make ‘bet the company’ decisions, but don’t do it.”

Never put yourself in a position that will put yourself at risk if you make the wrong decision. We spent cash on everything. It’s fashionable to make ‘bet the company’ decisions, but don’t do it.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “Entrepreneurship boils down to the simple fact that a team of really smart people who can get things done are going to get smart, useful things done.”

Entrepreneurship boils down to the simple fact that a team of really smart people who can get things done are going to get smart, useful things done.

— Joel Spolsky


Joel Spolsky Quote: “If you are a programmer working in 2006 and you don’t know the basics of characters, character sets, encodings, and Unicode, and I catch you, I’m going to punish you by making you peel onions for six months in a submarine.”

If you are a programmer working in 2006 and you don’t know the basics of characters, character sets, encodings, and Unicode, and I catch you, I’m going to punish you by making you peel onions for six months in a submarine.

— Joel Spolsky


Show More (12 Remaining)
Startup Quotes
Programming Quotes
Design Quotes
Motivational Quotes
Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes
Positive Quotes
Albert Einstein Quotes
Success Quotes
Steve Jobs Quotes
Inspirational Quotes
Courage Quotes
Life Quotes

Get Inspired. Get Motivated.

We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. Start your week with a motivational kick. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch.

Join 48,000+ other people and subscribe to Quotefancy Weekly Digest.

Subscribe