Sunday, October 23, 2005

Success is not giving up............

Quotable Quotes...!!Few quotes, which were uttered by people, who were oblivious of how the future is going to be. Looks funny today

1. 'I think there's a world market for maybe five PCs.' (Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943.)

2. '640K ought to be enough for anybody.' (Bill Gates, Microsoft, 1981.)

3. 'There is no reason why anyone would want to have a computer in their home.' (Ken Olson, president, Founder, Digital Equipment Corp, 1977.)

4. 'This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be considered as a means of communication. The device is of no value to us.' (Western Union memo, 1876)

5. 'Radio has no commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody.' (Colleagues of David Sarnoff on his Radio project, 1920's.)

6. 'Heavier than air flying machines are impossible.' (Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895.)

7. You mean to drill into ground to try and find oil? You're crazy.' (Drillers rejecting Edwin L Drake's oil project, 1859.)

8. 'But what is it good for?' (An IBM Engineer commenting on the micro chip, 1968)

9. 'We went to Atari, they said 'No'. So we went to HP; 'We don't need you. You haven't got through college yet'.' (Apple founder Steve Jobs, 1980's)
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