Sysadmin Day Quotes

System Administrator Appreciation Day, or popularly known as Sysadmin Day was created by the system administrator Ted Kekatos. To know more, read everything about Sysadmin Day on Wikipedia.

We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
Bill McCollum

To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.
Bill Vaughan

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
Brian Eno

SysAdmin Day Quotes
SysAdmin Day Quotes

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer.
Dave Barry

User,. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot."
Dave Barry

Truth is, I wouldn't know a gigabyte from a snakebite.
Dolly Parton

The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of whether submarines can swim.
Edsger W. Dijkstra

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there's no law against whacking them around a little.
Eric Porterfield

Version 1 of any software is full of bugs.  Version 2 fixes all the bugs and is great.  Version 3 adds all the things users ask for, but hides all the great stuff in Version 2.
Fred Blechman

There are three kinds of death in this world.  There's heart death, there's brain death, and there's being off the network.
Guy Almes

There is only one satisfying way to boot a computer.
J.H. Goldfuss

There are two major products that came out of Berkeley:  LSD and UNIX.  We do not believe this to be a coincidence.
Jeremy S. Anderson

I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains.
Jeff Hawkins

Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked.
Jeff Pesis

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
John F. Kennedy

Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
Ken Olsen

The best way to accelerate a Macintosh is at 9.8m/sec/sec.
Marcus Dolengo

Programming is like sex.  One mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.
Michael Sinz

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Mitch Ratcliffe

Writing the first 90 percent of a computer program takes 90 percent of the time.  The remaining ten percent also takes 90 percent of the time and the final touches also take 90 percent of the time.
N.J. Rubenking

If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a 'fix' of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine.
Rob Stampfli

To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
Robert Orben

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.
Sydney J. Harris