Applications programming is a race between software engineers, who strive to produce idiot-proof programs, and the Universe which strives to produce bigger idiots.
(Software Engineers’ saying)

So far the Universe is winning.
(Applications Programmers’ saying)

George Bernard Shaw

Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
(George Bernard Shaw, English playwright)