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People think computers will keep them from making mistakes.
by Adam Osborne

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

Related topics: Computers

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

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

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

 

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

Adequacy is sufficient.
- Adam Osborne

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

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

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

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

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

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein


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