Still Up and Running: Why Lisp?

“I’m yet another programmer that experiences the Lisp
enlightenment. This is my version of a Why Lisp? page, merely a
list of quotes and a brief comparison of Lisp with other popular
programming languages.

“Lisp has conciseness similar to scripting languages such as
Python, efficiency similar to C++, and unparalleled flexibility in
designing your own language extensions. –Peter Norvig,
Director of Search Quality, Google Inc…”