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Funny Awesome Quotes

Coolest quotes ever:

“The information superhighway is a dirt road that won’t be paved over until 2025.”
Sumner Redstone, CEO of Viacom/Blockbuster

“Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?”
H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

“This telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.”
An internal Western Union memo, 1876

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

“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.”
Ken Olson, founder, chairman & president of DEC, 1977

“640k ought to be enough for anybody.”
Bill Gates, 1981

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

“Everything that can be invented has already been invented.
Charles H. Duell, director of the U.S. Patent Office, 1899

“Computer games don’t affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.”
Kristin Wilson, Nintendo, Inc., 1989

“A rocket will never be able to leave the earth’s atmosphere.”
The New York Times, 1936

“The only thing I’d rather own than Windows is English. Then I’d be able to charge you an upgrade fee every time I add new letters like N and T.”
Scott McNealy, chairman of Sun Microsystems, Inc.

  • “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

  • I find this to be very amusing. Here’s another one:
    “A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did.” ~ Edgar Watson Howe.

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