Technology

Some people see things as they are and say "Why?", I see things as they can be and say "Why not?"

Robert Kennedy

Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.
Frank Capra

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas Alva Edison

Almost every significant breakthrough is the result of a courageous break with traditional ways of thinking.
Stephen R. Covey

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - and itís longer than any hour. Thatís relativity.
Albert Einstein

Communication is something so simple and difficult that we can never put it in simple words.
T.S. Matthews

First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.
Douglas Adams

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke

The thing with high-tech is that you always end up using scissors.
David Hockney

Technology... the knock of so arranging the world that we donít have to experience it.
Max Firsch

One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
Marcel Pagnol

Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons
Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949

I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943

Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.
Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929

Everything that can be invented has been invented.
Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899

Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction.
Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872

640K ought to be enough for anybody.
Bill Gates, 1981