Ten Quotes About Computers And Technology

Love 'em or loathe them, most people have an opinion about computers and technology. Here at Dolphin Computers we've compiled 10 (+1) popular quotes about computers and technology in general - we hope that at least one of these will ring true for you.

Ten Popular Computer And Technology Quotes

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

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

 “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

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

 “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. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.” ~Carrie Snow

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

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

Yesterday it worked

Today it is not working

Windows is like that

~Margaret Segall

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

So, there you have it - 10 computer and technology quotes. However, we couldn't possibly leave it without the addition of a bonus quotation, the phrase most commonly used by computer technicians the world over.......

Have you tried switching it off and switching it back on again….?”

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