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  • 1. "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." -Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
  • 2. If you can't be a good example -- then you'll just  have to be a horrible warning.
  • 3. I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. -Thomas Watson (1874-1956), Chairman of IBM, 1943
  • 4. How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? -Dr. Seuss
  • 5. Pekingese + Lhasa Apso = Peekasso, an abstract dog
  • 6. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. -Arthur C. Clarke
  • 7. Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. -Probably not Arthur C. Clarke
  • 8. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss
  • 9. Pointer + Setter = Poinsetter, a traditional Christmas pet
  • 10. What you don't do is always more important than what you do do.
  • 11. Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. -Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science in 1949
  • 12. Terrier + Bulldog = Terribull, a dog that makes awful mistakes
  • 13. A human never stands so tall as when stooping to help a small computer. -Infocom motto
  • 14. I try to take one day at a time - but sometimes several days attack me at once.
  • 15. To err is human. To really foul things up requires a computer.
  • 16. Bloodhound + Labrador = Blabador, a dog that barks incessantly
  • 17. A TV can insult your intelligence, but nothing rubs it in like a computer.
  • 18. A journey without any obstacles usually leads nowhere.
  • 19. Great Pyrenees + Dachshund = Pyradachs, a puzzling breed
  • 20. Was today really necessary?
  • 21. Kerry Blue Terrier + Skye Terrier = Blue Skye, a dog for visionaries
  • 22. To copy from one person is plagiarism. To copy from many is research.
  • 23. Labrador Retriever + Curly Coated Retriever = Lab Coat Retriever, the choice of research scientists
  • 24. The solution to a problem changes the nature of the problem.
  • 25. If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, maybe you just don't understand the situation.
  • 26. Newfoundland + Basset Hound = Newfound Asset Hound, a dog for financial advisors
  • 27. A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history – with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila. -Mitch Ratcliffe, “Technology Review” (1992)
  • 28. Okay, who stopped the payment on my reality check?
  • 29. Oh, no! Not ANOTHER learning experience!
  • 30. Collie + Malamute = Commute, a dog that travels to work
  • 31. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 32. Deerhound + Terrier = Derriere, a dog that's true to the end
  • 33. I may be in the gutter, but I'm looking at the stars. -Oscar Wilde
  • 34. Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream. -Malcolm Muggeridge
  • 35. Yes there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run, there's still time to change the road you're on. -Led Zeppelin
  • 36. Love your enemies, they'll hate it!
  • 37. A true friend is the one who knows the song in your heart and sings you the song when you’re torn apart.
  • 38. I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it. -Mae West
  • 39. Enjoy every minute. There's plenty of time to be dead.
  • 40. It's kind of fun to do the impossible. -Walt Disney
  • 41. Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. -Tom Robbins
  • 42. Knowing others is intelligence; Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power.
  • 43. Don’t take life too serious. You’ll never escape it alive anyway. -Elbert Hubbard
  • 44. Without order nothing can exist – without chaos nothing can evolve.
  • 45. Experience is the best teacher, and the worst experiences teach the best lessons.
  • 46. In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life: It goes on. -Robert Frost
  • 47. No matter how hard the past, one can always begin again today. -Buddha
  • 48. For long you live and high you fly And smiles you’ll give and tears you’ll cry And all that you touch and all that you see Is all your life will ever be. -Pink Floyd