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Computer History Quotes


"Computer dating is fine, if you're a computer." - Rita Mae Brown

"You can't write poetry on the computer." - Quentin Tarantino

"I love genealogical research. That's the reason I bought my first computer years ago to put my genealogy records on the computer. I've always enjoyed tracing family history." - Nola Ochs

"Beneath every history, another history." - Hilary Mantel

"An integral part of any best friend's job is to immediately clear your computer history if you die." - Darynda Jones

"The history of the universe is, in effect, a huge and ongoing quantum computation. The universe is a quantum computer." - Seth Lloyd

"The computer is down. I hope it's something serious." - Stanton Delaplane

"I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash" - Brendan Fraser

"I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash." - Brendan Fraser

"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila." - Mitch Ratcliffe

"Patriotism ruins history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Patriotism corrupts history." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"History is merely gossip" - Oscar Wilde

"History is clarified experience." - James Russell Lowell

"History teaches us hope." - Robert E Lee

"We cannot escape history." - Abraham Lincoln

"Who do you suppose invented computers? Speaking in terms relevant to you, in terms of earth history, let alone other worldly history, the computer, of course, came from Atlantis." - Frederick Lenz

"Computer Science is embarrassed by the computer." - Alan Perlis

"I'm not part of the history, I am the history." - Royce Gracie

"History is past politics, and politics is present history." - Edward Augustus Freeman

"History is not history unless it is the truth." - Abraham Lincoln

"And history becomes legend and legend becomes history." - Jean Cocteau

"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history." - George Bernard Shaw

"History a distillation of Rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the devil's scripture." - Lord Byron

"Happy people have no history." - Leo Tolstoy

"History: a collection of epitaphs." - Elbert Hubbard

"History is the new poetry." - Thomas Carlyle

"The Grecian history is a poem, Latin history a picture, modern history a chronicle." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"The use of history as therapy means the corruption of history as history." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"Computer viruses are alive." - Stephen Hawking

"Always trust computer games." - Ridley Pearson

"I did Call of Duty Modern Warfare as Gaz, then I did Ghost in Modern Warfare 2, which has become one of the most iconic figures in the history of computer games." - Craig Fairbrass

"When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery." - Lynn Abbey

"I did 'Call of Duty Modern Warfare' as Gaz, then I did Ghost in 'Modern Warfare 2,' which has become one of the most iconic figures in the history of computer games." - Craig Fairbrass

"In the entire history of the human species, every tool we've invented has been to expand muscle power. All except one. The integrated circuit, the computer. That lets us use our brain power." - David Gerrold

"Computer dating? It's terrific if you're a computer!" - Rita Mae Brown

"The kind of teacher who is afraid that they are going to be replaced by a computer should be." - Michael Fullan

"I never use a computer." - Andrew Wiles

"The network is the computer." - Scott Mcnealy

"The display is the computer." - Jen-Hsun Huang

"The network is the computer." - John Gage

"I ain't no computer hacker!" - Mr T

"His computer password is "password." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I'm not a computer girl." - Sandy Duncan

"I really enjoy computer networking." - Matt Mullenweg

"I'm not very computer savvy." - Emma Stone

"The computer is a moron." - Peter Drucker

"s past history and stand alone." - Marion Woodman

"History without politics descends to mere Literature." - John Robert Seeley

"To study history is to study literature." - Robert Aris Willmott

"History is the revelation of Providence." - Lajos Kossuth

"History is written by the victors." - Saying

"Journalism is the first draft of history" - Phil Graham

"Not a stone but has its history." - Lucan

"There are no inevitabilities in history" - Paul Johnson

"History is at once freedom and necessity." - Antonio Gramsci

"Newspapers are the second hand of history." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"History is the invention of historians." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Literature is the history of the soul." - Barry Hannah

"History, sir, will tell lies as usual." - George Bernard Shaw

"History doesn't pass the dishes again." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"All history was at first oral." - Samuel Johnson

"[On newspapers:] A first draft of history." - Elizabeth Drew

"History never repeats itself, historians do." - Lee Benson

"Historians may lie, but History cannot." - George Saintsbury

"World history is the world's court." - Friedrich Schiller

"There is properly no history; only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is the distillation of rumor." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the science of people." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"Nothing falsifies history more than logic." - Francois Guizot

"History is the distillation of rumour." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies." - Thomas Carlyle

"History is the self-consciousness of humanity." - Johann Gustav Droysen

"There is properly no history, only biography." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"History is and should be a science." - Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges

"One must overcome history by dogma." - Henry Edward Manning

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"History proves nothing because it contains everything." - Emile M Cioran

"Honest history is the weapon of freedom." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"History teaches everything, even the future." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"There is no history, only histories." - Karl Popper

"History at its best is vicarious experience." - Edmund Morgan

"History is the great propagator of doubt." - A J P Taylor

"History is, indeed, an argument without end." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"History is an argument without end." - Pieter Geyl

"Revolutions are the locomotives of history." - Karl Marx

"Western man wrote "his" history as if it were the history of the entire human race." - John Oliver Killens

"Happy nations have no history. History is the study of mankind's misfortune." - Raymond Queneau

"Mathematics without natural history is sterile, but natural history without mathematics is muddled." - John Maynard Smith

"The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family." - Pope John Paul Ii

"History is a record of perpetual wars, but we are now trying to make new history." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Remember the lessons of history - if we don't learn from history, we're bound to repeat it." - Ted Cruz

"The history of the world is the history of the privileged few." - Henry Miller

"The history of ideas is the history of the grudges of solitary men." - Emil Cioran

"We learn from history that man can never learn anything from history." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"History within itself cannot be transcended. ... In history itself there are only relative victories." - Ernst Troeltsch

"The history of Napoleon now becomes, for 12 momentous years, the history of mankind." - John Holland Rose

"The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles." - Karl Marx

"History is history." - Troy Vincent

"I have a CS degree and a history that includes working as a software developer and being a computer magazine columnist back during the 1990s. I guess I simply paid attention to the social effects of the IT revolution as I lived through it." - Charles Stross

"Everybody wants to have sex - you don't have to have a baby when you're 16. You don't have to do drugs. I think our Sunday schools should be turned into Black history schools and computer schools on the weekend, just like Hebrew schools for Jewish people, or my Asian friends who send their kids to schools on the weekend to learn Chinese or Korean." - Henry Louis Gates

"Among the current discussions, the impact of new and sophisticated methods in the study of the past occupies an important place. The new 'scientific' or 'cliometric' history-born of the marriage contracted between historical problems and advanced statistical analysis, with economic theory as bridesmaid and the computer as best man-has made tremendous advances in the last generation." - Robert Fogel

"One of the big first computers was called SAGE, which was a missile defense, the first missile-defense computer, which was, like, one of the first computers in the history of the world which got sold to the Department of Defense for, I don't know, tens and tens of millions of dollars at the time." - Marc Andreessen

"If you look through the history of wearables, I was named the father of wearable computing, or the world's first cyborg. But the definition of wearable computing can be kind of fuzzy itself. Thousands of years ago, in China, people would wear an abacus around their neck - that, in one sense, was a wearable computer." - Steve Mann

"When Steve Jobs toured Xerox PARC and saw computers running the first operating system that used Windows and a mouse, he assumed he was looking at a new way to work a personal computer. He brought the concept back to Cupertino and created the Mac, then Bill Gates followed suit, and the rest is history." - Douglas Rushkoff

"I believe in originality, primarily. However, it's important to know what there has been before to aim in that direction. Art history informs us. It informs our mind. I like to look at books, exhibitions, paintings, as a computer, subconsciously taking on information." - Philip Treacy

"History is littered with great firms that got killed by disruption. Of course, the personal computer, a technology that first took root as a toy, got Digital Equipment Corporation. Kodak missed the boat for a long time on digital imaging. Sony was slow to get MP3 technology. Microsoft doesn't know what to do with open source software. And so on." - Clayton Christensen

"I think that a lot of our fashion history shows do touch on important issues. Fashion and Technology obviously does, because technology is impacting fashion in so many ways, from computer-assisted design to the way we actually purchase clothes online." - Valerie Steele

"Art gives life to what history killed. Art gives voice to what history denied, silenced, or persecuted. Art brings truth to the lies of history." - Carlos Fuentes

"Universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here." - Thomas Carlyle

"Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are." - Will Ferrell

"The mind is an evolved computer program." - Eric Baum

"Are you living in a computer simulation?" - Nick Bostrom

"Never tell a computer to forget it." - Larry Niven

"Why am I arguing with a computer?" - Edge

"That computer was made in Alabama" - Muhammad Ali

"PCMCIA - People can't memorize computer industries acronyms" - Andy Grove

"Computer scientists are the historians of computing." - Gordon Bell

"Computer scientists stand on each other's feet." - Richard Hamming

"I'm basically a computer science nerd." - Rebecca Moore

"Chris Anderson is a computer-fabricated artifact." - Paul W. K. Rothemund

"Doodles done by a lobotomised computer." - Charles Thomson

"the mind is a neural computer" - Steven Pinker

"No, I consider myself computer illiterate." - Casper Van Dien

"I can barely turn on my computer!" - Jack Nicklaus

"I don't even have my own computer." - Daley Thompson

"The computer industry is creatively bankrupt." - Jonathan Ive

"The history of a people are found in its songs." - George Jellinek

"Stand up and walk out of your history" - Phil Mcgraw

"History employs evolution to structure biological events in time." - Stephen Jay Gould

"The whole history of baseball has the quality of mythology." - Bernard Malamud

"We must be authors of the history of our age." - Madeleine Albright

"The greatest man in history was the poorest." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Read history, works of truth, not novels and romances" - Robert E Lee

"The total history of almost anyone would shock almost everyone." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"We can't change history, but we can create the future." - Erwin Mcmanus

"The laws of animality govern almost the whole of history." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors and issues." - T S Eliot

"It is history that teaches us to hope." - Robert E Lee

"History is change happening one person at a time." - Matt Damon

"Men make history, not the other way around." - Harry S Truman

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies," - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"That we have some history together that has' happened yet." - Jennifer Egan

"It's History that's caused all the troubles in the past." - Michael Moorcock

"It's the non-conformist who gives color to history." - Dorothy Fuldheim

"History, we know, is apt to repeat itself." - George Eliot

"In literary history, generation follows generation in a rage." - Annie Dillard

"He is the purest figure in history. About George Washington" - William E Gladstone

"History will tell the story, America will always stand." - Randy Travis



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