Some people see things as they are and say "Why?", I see things as they can be and say "Why not?"
Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.
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.
Communication is something so simple and difficult that we can never put it in simple words.
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.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke
The thing with high-tech is that you always end up using scissors.
Technology... the knock of so arranging the world that we donít have to experience it.
One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
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