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I don't know what use any one could find for a machine that would make copies of documents. It certainly couldn't be a feasible business by itself.
Leader of IBM, refusing to back the idea, forcing the inventor to found Xerox

The super computer is technologically impossible. It would take all of the water that flows over Niagara Falls to cool the heat generated by the number of vacuum tubes required.
Professor of Electrical Engineering, New York University

Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy.
Drillers who Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to his project to drill for oil in 1859

A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make.
Response to Debbi Fields' idea of starting Mrs. Fields' Cookies

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

But what is it good for?
Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip

Data processing is a fad that won't last out the year.
Editor of Prentice Hall, 1957

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

As a prize - a beautiful riding mower with optional ass scratcher!
Announced on a Television show, who meant to say 'Grass Catcher'

Rotarians, be patriotic! Learn to shoot yourself.
Chicago Rotary Club Journal, Gyrator

One hundred million dollars is way too much to pay for Microsoft.
IBM executive, 1982

Most women are afraid of clowns, but somehow end up still dating one.

Entertain a clown and you become part of the circus.

A genius from nine to five - a fool at the weekends.
Personal assistant to Harry Selfridge

If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.

Advice from your friends is like the weather, some of it is good, some of it is bad.

Life is an echo. What you send out, you get back. What you give, you get.

If you're in a card game and you don't know who the sucker is, you're it.

You trust your mother, but you cut the cards.

No taxation without representation.
Rallying cry of the American Revolution

True words are not always pretty; pretty words are not always true.

Fashions change, but style is forever.

The confidence of ignorance will always overcome indecision of knowledge.

If it sounds too good to be true, it is.

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere.

No man is a hero to his own valet.

Liberty is the right to silence.

The internet turns 30 minutes of homework into 2 hours of homework.

I hate it when Wikipedia copies my entire homework.

Even when I have absolutely nothing to do, homework is not an option.

Too much homework can cause stress, depression and even lower grades.

Dear Google, thank you for doing most of my homework for me. You're amazing.

We breathe air, trees make air, homework kills trees, therefore homework is going to kill us all.

I leave homework till the last minute because I will be older and therefore wiser.

HOMEWORK: Half Of My Energy Wasted On Random Knowledge

The worst excuse you could ever come up for not turning in homework is that you have no one to copy it from.

I miss the days when homework was just colouring.

Time goes by fast when you're avoiding homework.

Dilemma of a student: Should I finish my homework or sleep?

Problems that are procrastinated on are only amplified. Be the buffalo.

Menopause: because nature decided that pregnancy, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and stretch marks wasn't enough.

The Seven Dwarfs of Menopause: Itchy, Bitchy, Sweaty, Sleepy, Bloated, Forgetful and Psycho.

Menopause is thicker than water. When we talk and laugh about it, we learn and relax. It's a life transition, not a disease.

It's called MENOPAUSE for a reason... MEN should PAUSE before they speak!

Amazing women don't have hot flashes. We have power surges.

Menopause is our chance to say, "I am woman - open a freaking window."

Menopause in progress: go around and do not make eye contact.

Clean and nourish your mind every day. It can easily become a garbage bin.

A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret.

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