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The newest computer can merely compound, at speed,
by Edward R. Murrow

The newest computer can merely compound, at speed,
the oldest problem in the relations between human beings,
and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem,
of what to say and how to say it.
- Edward R. Murrow

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

To be persuasive, we must be believable;
to be believable, we must be credible;
to be credible, we must be truthful.
- Edward R. Murrow

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

 

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

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People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
- Edward R. Murrow

Good night, and good luck.
- Edward R. Murrow

Anyone who isn't confused,
really doesn't understand the situation.
- Edward R. Murrow

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

Fame is morally neutral.
- Edward R. Murrow

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ
in color for a full hour,
there would be a considerable number of stations
which would decline to carry it on the grounds
that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
- Edward R. Murrow

A satellite has no conscience.
- Edward R. Murrow

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
- Edward R. Murrow

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold.
It is also true that speed can multiply
the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
- Edward R. Murrow

No one can terrorize a whole nation,
unless we are all his accomplices.
- Edward R. Murrow

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

According to the committee's findings,
a network of mobile missiles carrying the newest warheads
could be tested by China this year and deployed as early as 2002.
- Charles Foster Bass

I always say the new album is the best one yet.
I always feel that - I really do, because it's the
latest and it's the newest and it's a little bit better.
- Debbie Harry

For nine years, till the spring of 1881,
we lived in Oxford, in a little house north of the Parks,
in what was then the newest quarter of the University town.
- Mary A. Ward

But the newest research is showing that many properties
of the brain are genetically organized,
and don't depend on information coming in from the senses.
- Steven Pinker

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in
which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
- William Booth

The newest books are those that never grow old.
- Logan P. Smith

In science, read, by preference, the newest works;
in literature,
the oldest.
The classic literature is always modern.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

I think the themes in my songs are very similar from
the first album to the newest one.
It's all about the human condition and how we are all
trying to learn to live with each other and survive love and life.
- Deana Carter

I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom.
I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks.
- Florence Henderson

I'm too old-fashioned to use a computer.
I'm too old-fashioned to use a quill.
- Christopher Plummer

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea
that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

The protean nature of the computer is such that it
can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
- Alan Kay

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

Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as
frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
- Arthur C. Clarke

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

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

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

The only legitimate use of a computer is to play games.
- Eugene Jarvis

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has,
we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

The computer is a moron.
- Peter Drucker

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

It was a black and white only computer at the time,
but it kept me fascinated.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

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

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

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry.
He decides who's going to build.
- Larry Ellison

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

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly
for the purpose of diddling with his computer.
- Dave Barry

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

The power of the computer is starting to spread.
- Bill Budge

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

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
- Edsger Dijkstra

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
- Emo Philips

No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee,
I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
- Danielle Berry

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

To err is human but to really foul up requires a computer.
- Dan Rather

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

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

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
- Ken Olsen

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

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up.
You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who
claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov


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