I can write a program to solve puzzles faster than I can solve them, but writing the program took a lot longer than just solving the puzzles.
Computer Science, Meredith College.
Solving KenKen Puzzles.
Margaret Atwood, Second Words: Selected Critical Prose (1983), pg. 413.
You’ve probably heard the punchline before, but here’s the full context for the quote. (via muffinw)