10 Quotes About Computers & Technology

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Love ‘em or loathe them, most people have an opinion about computers and technology. Here at Dolphin we’ve compiled 10 popular quotes – we hope that at least one of these will ring true for you.

Treat your password like your toothbrush

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

The Good News About Computers Is...

 ”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.” ~Ted Nelson

What A Computer Is To Me Is...

“What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.” ~ Steve Jobs

Yesterday It Worked...

“Yesterday it worked,

Today it is not working

Windows is like that”

~Margaret Segall

Computers Are Like Old Testament Gods...

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

The real danger is not...

“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

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

Just because something doesn't...

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.” ~Thomas Edison

Technology is a queer thing

“Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.” ~Carrie Snow

I think computer viruses should...

“I thing computer viruses should count as life.” ~Stephen Hawking

So there you have it – 10 computer and technology quotes. However, we couldn’t possibly leave it there; we have to add a bonus quotation, the phrase most commonly used by computer technicians the world over…….

Have you tried switching it off....

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