266 Quotes Regarding Computers


A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
Emo Philips

Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy.
Joseph Campbell

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
Stephen Hawking

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Pablo Picasso

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
Bill Gates

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
Andy Rooney

Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
Louis Gerstner

Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
Bill Gates

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
Isaac Asimov

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
Isaac Asimov

The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Peter Drucker

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
Richard Dawkins

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper. About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer is garbage that no one ever reads.
Andy Rooney

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Daniel J. Boorstin

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

The computer is a moron.
Peter Drucker

Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Clifford Stoll

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.'
Elayne Boosler

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.
Sydney J. Harris

To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
Robert Orben

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