- You can tell how far we have to go, when FORTRAN is the language of supercomputers.
- God is Real, unless declared Integer.
- J. Allan Toogood, FORTRAN programmer (In FORTRAN, undeclared variables can be typed according to their first letter, so "God" would be a real variable, under default implicit typing rules.)
- The sooner the world forgets that FORTRAN ever existed, the better.
- Attributed to Joseph Weizenbaum