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Adequacy is sufficient. ...
by Adam Osborne

Adequacy is sufficient.
- Adam Osborne

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes.
They're wrong.
With computers you make mistakes faster.
- Adam Osborne

The future lies in designing and selling computers
that people don't realize are computers at all.
- Adam Osborne

I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry,
I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
- Adam Osborne

 

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake -
you can't learn anything from being perfect.
- Adam Osborne

The small businessman is smart; he realizes there's no free lunch.
On the other hand, he knows where to go to get a good inexpensive sandwich.
- Adam Osborne

The guy who knows about computers is the last person
you want to have creating documentation for people
who don't understand computers.
- Adam Osborne

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There'll be a special place in hell for the tape back-up people.
- Adam Osborne

Money coming in says I've made the right marketing decisions.
- Adam Osborne

We can learn from IBM's successful history that you
don't have to have the best product to become number one.
You don't even have to have a good product.
- Adam Osborne

Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon.
- Adam Osborne

With bundled machines you can throw away the hardware and keep the software,
and it's still a good buy.
- Adam Osborne

This is the ultimate con game - I'm having fun and people pay me to do it.
- Adam Osborne

I take what I see work.
I'm a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing,
only taking the best evidence available at the present time,
interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind
open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow.
- Adam Osborne

Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.
- Neal A. Maxwell

Life is supplied with a basic adequacy.
- E. Stanley Jones

He had delusions of adequacy.
- Walter Kerr

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Perspective is both a necessary
and a sufficient ground for wisdom.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

A very small degree of hope
is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Henri B. Stendhal

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want -
the want of money.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

Only faith is sufficient.
- Robert Ley

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization
is the influence of good women.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society,
be it country or town.
A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Emily Bronte

We are not yet at the point where our size,
our being the drama industry, is sufficient to support
full time professional crews,
and that is very very important.
- Ann Macbeth

The natural barriers between England and Scotland were
not sufficient to prevent the extension of the Saxon
settlements and kingdoms across the border.
- Goldwin Smith

Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often
assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them;
and so,
perhaps, it would, if they had it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I am not afraid of much.
I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving.
I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient.
- Elizabeth Banks

Indeed, the woes of Software Engineering are not due to lack of tools,
or proper management, but largely due to lack of sufficient technical competence.
- Niklaus Wirth

It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask
yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble,
how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle,
how great the mistake.
A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
- Emmet Fox

In trials of fact, by oral testimony,
the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that
the testimony may be false,
but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true.
- Simon Greenleaf

As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us,
we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry
through trials which may lie ahead.
- Andre Norton

Humanity today possesses sufficient economic,
cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
- Hans Kung

For an occurrence to become an adventure,
it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The strongest bank in the United States will last only
so long as the people will have sufficient confidence
in it to keep their money there.
- Carter G. Woodson

While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens,
ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.
- Giovanni Boccaccio

I think there's a lot of merit in an international
economy and global markets,
but they're not sufficient because markets don't look after social needs.
- George Soros

It is precisely because neither individuals nor small
groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation
is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
- Tom G. Palmer

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality
the people need no great effort of virtue;
it is sufficient that they love themselves.
- Maximilien Robespierre

I used to worry about what life was for -
now being alive seems sufficient reason.
- Marion Milner

The auditory perception is not sufficient for our knowledge of the world;
it does not have vastness.
- Robert Delaunay

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
- Alexander the Great

Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared,
and TV has given it its death blow.
- Louis Kronenberger

There was never sufficient evidence presented at my
trial to support a finding of intent to kill.
- Jack Henry Abbott

He who is unable to live in society,
or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself,
must be either a beast or a god.
- Aristotle

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible,
but they have never found these dangers sufficient
reason for remaining ashore.
- Vincent Van Gogh

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters.
It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner,
yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.
- Francis Quarles

It will be sufficient to point to the enormous burdens
which armaments place on the economic,
social, and intellectual resources of a nation,
as well as on its budget and taxes.
- Ludwig Quidde

Where there is a sufficient social movement of self-reliant communities,
there can be political change.
There must be political change.
- Jerry Brown

We are to admit no more causes of natural things than
such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
- Isaac Newton

I haven't sufficient interest in objects or anything
I can see around me to do what Oldenburg does.
- Donald Judd

What this loss means will be appreciated from the statement
that one bushel of wheat contains sufficient energy
to support the average working man for 15 days.
- David F. Houston

If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of
suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature,
do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
- Fran Lebowitz

Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower
reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous
counter-attacks against our Eastern Front.
- Hjalmar Schacht

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
- Samuel Butler

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed,
for love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
- Francis Quarles

Lies are sufficient to breed opinion,
and opinion brings on substance.
- Francis Bacon

I feel very confident that that information should
be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make
an informed decision about John Roberts' qualifications.
- Alberto Gonzales

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other,
it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.
Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
- Milton Friedman

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient;
to dream,
to speak to them, to be silent among them,
to think of indifferent things; but among them,
everything is equal.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition,
two racquets are sufficient.
- Helen Wills Moody

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence,
and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
- John Lubbock

The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait
until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man,
but such beings are seldom met with.
- Giacomo Casanova


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