Computer Quotes, Sayings - Page 2
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
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The question of whether computers can think is like the question of whether submarines can swim.
- Edsger W. Dijkstra
Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.
Hard Drive: The part of the computer that stops working when you spill beer on it.
- Dave Barry
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
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Computers are good at following instructions, but not at reading your mind.
The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.
When all else fails, read the manual.
Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked.
- Jeff Pesis
A computer is like the union, it never works unless you spend money on it.
DOS never says : EXCELLENT command or filename.
Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk?
Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Profanity is the one language all programmers know best.
Unix never says ‘please’.
- Rob Pike
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history – with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
- Mitch Ratcliffe
In a world without borders, who needs Windows and Gates ?
The inside of a computer is as dumb as hell but it goes like mad! – Richard Feynman
Mac users swear by their computers.PC users swear at their computers.
There is only one satisfying way to boot a computer.
– J.H. Goldfuss
Computers are like air conditioners. They work fine until you start opening windows.
The attention span of a computer is only as long as its power cord.