Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
-Albert Einstein

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." -Albert Einstein

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
-Albert Einstein

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
-Aldous Huxley

"The perfect computer has been developed. You just feed in your problems and they never come out again."
-AL Goodman

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. -B. F. Skinner Contingencies of Reinforcement, 1969

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.-Clive James

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
-Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary and Book of Epigrams, 1923

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
-Isaac Newton

Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked. -Jeff Pesis

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
-John F. Kennedy

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
-Karl Marx

"Beware of computer programmers that carry screwdrivers."
-Leonard Brandwein

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.-Mark Kennedy

Man is the lowest-cost, 150-pound, nonlinear, all-purpose computer system which can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
-NASA in 1965

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."

-Pablo Picasso

"To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer."
-Paul Ehrlich

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
-Rich Cook

Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork.
-Sam Ewing

“Technology has the shelf life of a banana.”
-Scott McNealy

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
-Steve Wozniak

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
-Thomas Alva Edison

Anyone who puts a small gloss on a fundamental technology, calls it proprietary, and then tries to keep others from building on it, is a thief. -Tim O'Reilly

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
-Winston Churchill