"The code still had to be written. It isn't magical just because it comes standard. It shouldn't make a difference if it's included with the language or downloaded from the internet. The question isn't how much code was written, but rather, how much code did I have to write?"
You're right. That's why libraries are so popular. Laziness pushes us to excell.
here's a little gem. "brevity is the soul of wit" - Shakespeare