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

  Computers make me totally blank out.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Man-made computers are limited in their performance by finite processing speed and memory. So, too, the cosmic computer is limited in power by its age and the finite speed of light.  
 -  Paul Davies
  

  Man, I don't want to have nothing to do with computers. I don't want the government in my business.  
 -  Erykah Badu
  

  There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.  
 -  Howard Aiken
  

  I changed all my passwords to 'incorrect'. So my computer just tells me when I forget.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Have you ever had a fly or small bug land on your computer screen and your first reaction is to try and scare it with the cursor?  
 -  Unknown
  

  The idea that so many kids eat rubbish and sit on computers all day long appals me and getting them into sport is a major way of getting them off computers and leading healthier lives.  
 -  Kirsty Gallacher
  

  There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  I don't really love computers.  
 -  Vanessa Mae
  

  Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.  
 -  Brie Larson
  

  History always tells a story... That's why you must always clear it before your dad uses the computer!  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sometimes when my internet is down I forget the rest of my computer still works....  
 -  Unknown
  

  Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type, so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me.  
 -  Charles Keating
  

  I am interested in computers and technology, and art, photography, and design.  
 -  Martin Landau
  

  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
  

  You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?  
 -  Lech Walesa
  

  Even though we're miles apart, a computer screen connects our hearts.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I use many different gadgets connected with computers; I use PCs, laptops and a Palm Pilot. I also use the Internet to visit websites, especially within Polish-language Internet. I usually go to political discussion groups and sites - of course, as I use my real name, people never believe that they are chatting with me!  
 -  Lech Walesa
  

  Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders.  
 -  Tony Visconti
  

  We can just assume they have much more and powerful, more advanced technology, all the new computers, everything could be much more easier and help them to build much more and many more nuclear weapons.  
 -  Mordechai Vanunu
  

  I'm not afraid of computers taking over the world.  
 -  Thom Yorke
  

  One day soon the Gillette company will announce the development of a razor that, thanks to a computer microchip, can actually travel ahead in time and shave beard hairs that don't even exist yet  
 -  Dave Barry
  

  If you could utilize the resources of the end users' computers, you could do things much more efficiently.  
 -  Dogen Zenji
  

  What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people's problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information.  
 -  John Warnock
  

  The technological revolution at home makes it much easier for computers to do our work.  
 -  Fareed Zakaria
  

  When I write software, I know that it will fail, either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.  
 -  Terry Venables
  

  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
  

  You couldn't have fed the '50s into a computer and come out with the '60s.  
 -  Immanuel Kant
  

  The only legitimate use of a computer is to play games.  
 -  Robert Jarvik
  

  I hate when my parents never let me go anywhere and then ask me why I'm always on the computer.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I wouldn't know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it.  
 -  Marc Jacobs
  

  Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do.  
 -  Bill James
  

  We're going to be able to ask our computers to monitor things for us, and when certain conditions happen, are triggered, the computers will take certain actions and inform us after the fact.  
 -  Steve Jobs
  

  But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard writing blind on computers. The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow, I'm so terribly slow using it.  
 -  Jack Vance
  

  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
  

  When they were done downloading all the information off each hard drive, they took all the computers, all the literature, and loaded everything into a big white truck and left.  
 -  Sherman Austin
  

  They went back there, looked at all the computers, asked me to come in and tell them what all the computers were for specifically so they knew how to dismantle the network I had been running.  
 -  Sherman Austin
  

  I just think people have a lot of fiction. But, you know, I mean, the real story of Facebook is just that we've worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.  
 -  Mark Zuckerberg
  

  One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'  
 -  Norman Ralph Augustine
  

  I have way more eye contact with my computer screen than I do with any humans.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Kids today are smarter than we ever were. And they've got computers, too, which is awesome. They're scary to me.  
 -  David Arquette
  

  Why does everyone think the future is space helmets, silver foil, and talking like computers, like a bad episode of Star Trek?  
 -  Tracey Ullman
  

  My e-mail address is actually my wife's e-mail address. I actually hate computers.  
 -  Joe Sakic
  

  This is what customers pay us for - to sweat all these details so it's easy and pleasant for them to use our computers. We're supposed to be really good at this. That doesn't mean we don't listen to customers, but it's hard for them to tell you what they want when they've never seen anything remotely like it.  
 -  Steve Jobs
  

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

  From computers to information technology to airplanes, it has been America's unique blend of republican government and free-market capitalism that has allowed us to surpass all other nations in history.  
 -  George Nethercutt
  

  Today, computers help us making the music. It's really a tool.  
 -  Yael Naim
  

  They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind.  
 -  Russell M. Nelson
  

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

  I love my computer because my friends live in it.  
 -  Unknown
  

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

  We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.  
 -  Nick Park
  

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

  The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.  
 -  Russell M. Nelson
  

  Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.  
 -  Nicholas Negroponte
  

  Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.  
 -  Steve Jobs
  

  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
  

  There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  How can you allow the trading companies to locate computers closer to exchanges and flash millions of bids to give an unfair advantage?... Even professionals are losing faith in some aspects of the system.  
 -  Mario Gabelli
  

  A good friend is like a computer. She enters your life, saves you in her heart, formats your problems, shifts you to opportunities and never deletes you from her memory.  
 -  Unknown
  

  To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.  
 -  Paul R. Ehrlich
  

  There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!  
 -  Richard P. Feynman
  

  Diaspora starts about a thousand years from now. Most of human civilisation has moved inside computers; essentially, a major branch of our descendants consists of conscious software.  
 -  Greg Egan
  

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

  The computer is a moron.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  If I was designing a web site for elementary school children, I might have a much higher percentage of older computers with outdated browsers since keeping up with browser and hardware technology has not traditionally been a strong point of most elementary schools.  
 -  John Davidson
  

  You have to wait for people to program you. The only difference is the amount of people that you're going to reach but that's going to even out in the next two or three years anyway. Computers are being bought faster than televisions right now.  
 -  Luciano De Crescenzo
  

  Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.  
 -  J. G. Ballard
  

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

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