Admiral Grace Hopper Quotes

Grace Brewster Murray Hopper (née Murray; December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. In 1944, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer and invented the first compiler for a computer programming language. She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, one of the first high-level programming languages

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Admiral Grace Hopper


“The most damaging phrase in the language is, "It's always been done that way".”

Admiral Grace Hopper


“A ship in harbor is safe—but that is not what ships were built for.”

Admiral Grace Hopper