Best Software Testing Quotes

Here are some of the best interesting quotes on software testing and quality assurance:

1 – “No amount of testing can prove a software right, a single test can prove a software wrong.” – Amir Ghahrai

2 – “Testing is about defect detection, Quality Assurance is about defect prevention.” – Amir Ghahrai

3 – “Testing is an infinite process of comparing the invisible to the ambiguous in order to avoid the unthinkable happening to the anonymous.” – James Bach

4 – “I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!” — Vidiu Platon.

5 – “Discovering the unexpected is more important than confirming the known.” – Pranav D

6 – “If you don’t care about quality, you can meet any other requirement” – Gerald M. Weinberg

7 – “Testers don’t break software, software is already broken” – Amir Ghahrai

8 – “Software testing proves the existing of bugs not their absence.” – Edsger W. Dijkstra

9 – “More than the act of testing, the act of designing tests is one of the best bug preventers known.” – Boris Beizer

10 – “Why do we never have time to do it right, but always have time to do it over?” – Anonymous

11 – “The principle objective of software testing is to give confidence in the software.” – Anonymous

12 – “If you automate chaos, all you get is faster chaos.” – Not known

13 – “Quality means doing it right even when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford

14 – “Software testers do not make software; they only make them better.” – Anonymous

15 – “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin

16 – “Testing is Questioning a system in order to evaluate it” – James Bach

17 – “Quality is not an act, it is a habit” – Aristotle

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6 Replies to “Best Software Testing Quotes”

  1. I’m surprised to see # 8 marked anonymous. This is a paraphrasing of a famous quote, “Testing shows the presence, not the absence of bugs,” by the influential computer scientist, Edsger W. Dijkstra, in 1969!!

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