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

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

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes.
They're wrong.
With computers you make mistakes faster.
- 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 future lies in designing and selling computers
that people don't realize are computers at all.
- 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

Adequacy is sufficient.
- Adam Osborne

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Wait!
Start on your dreams, your impulses,
your longings, your special occasions today.
Because this is your moment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without wearing any mask we are conscious of,
we have a special face for each friend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys
on a minor planet of a very average star.
But we can understand the Universe.
That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

Truth has no special time of its own.
Its hour is now - always.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is because of me that today the union government
has sanctioned special funds for the development of Bihar.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav

Restore human legs as a means of travel.
Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
- Lewis Mumford

Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from
high school and less likely to need special education,
repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.
- Joe Baca

I love that feeling of being in love,
the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning.
That is special.
- Jennifer Aniston

This is something special.
You can attempt to have a kind of non-living music.
- Michael Tippett

At Sun, we have a special number you can call if there
is something important happening.
- James Frank

We're very lucky to be able to go back and reclaim
something that was a very special part of all our lives.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

Oprah is more than an institution.
Oprah is a very special star in the firmament.
I can't imagine a greater success than she's enjoyed.
- Phil Donahue

I think some of the special effects in Close Encounters
hold up better than the new more expensive special
effects is because they were better actually.
- Bob Balaban

Loneliness adds beauty to life.
It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
- Henry Rollins

It's kind of weird, because I look at myself as just a normal person.
My friends get rejected all the time,
so why shouldn't I? I don't think I'm anything special.
- Nick Carter

I was always told I was special.
And I was also assured that I had a gift and a purpose.
- Ashley Judd

I actually then went on to direct an after-school special
where one of the characters was deaf.
They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community.
- Richard Masur

That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking,
but you have to make a living and it is miraculous
to earn a living working in film.
- Alain Resnais

Our national drug is alcohol.
We tend to regard the use any other drug with special horror.
- William S. Burroughs

Looking back you realize that a very special person
passed briefly through your life-
and it was you.
It is not too late to find that person again.
- Robert Brault

It wasn't the greatest script in the world,
but not many people can say they've played a wicked
king in a swashbuckling Arthurian special-effects monster movie.
- David Thewlis

Sometimes even the greatest joys bring challenge,
and children with special needs inspire a very,
very special love.
- Sarah Palin

The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without
the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.
- Maureen O'Hara

There was no instruction to be thankful that the Christians were special people,
chosen people.
There was no nationalistic, political or ethnic superiority to be thankful for.
- John Clayton

I don't want to sound as if I'm doing something tremendously special.
But I am a jazz fan.
- Norman Granz

If there is a special Hell for writers it would be
in the forced contemplation of their own works.
- John Dos Passos

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same
claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
- Tom Allen

Marriage requires a special talent, like acting.
Monogamy requires genius.
- Warren Beatty

I think the special thing about Python is that it's a writers' commune.
The writers are in charge.
The writers decide what the material is.
- Eric Idle

Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.
- Christopher Atkins

If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator
from a study of his creation it would appear that God
has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
- John B. S. Haldane

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Sweden is the home of my ancestors, and I have reserved
a special place in my heart for Sweden.
- Carl D. Anderson

I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered
acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging,
a sense of being special.
- Michael C. Hall

Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break
down stereotypes that still exist for people.
There is still a lot of fear.
- Maria Shriver

During the election in 1989, there was the first Soviet
election with alternative candidates to local government.
I myself arranged special training for them.
- Anatoly Chubais

I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see -
you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing,
in a very special location.
- Bob Balaban

To go to the next level, you have to be special,
and I look for those special qualities in those players,
those qualities that I think will translate to the NFL.
- Ron Jaworski

We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special
mill of wood so we could make flour.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

I wanted to avoid, special IO for terminals.
- Ken Thompson

I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball.
That's how I treated my career.
I didn't think I was anybody special,
anybody different.
- Carl Yastrzemski

I just wanted to go play in the big leagues.
But possibly playing for the Yankees is very special.
- Nick Johnson

This is such a special summer holiday for me.
I haven't known myself so relaxed in years.
- Kylie Minogue

I do still like television very much,
but the theatre does really have something special about it.
- Sarah Sutton

You must obey the law, always, not only when they grab
you by your special place.
- Vladimir Putin

Vadim changed my mind about acting.
Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
- Brigitte Bardot

The major championships have always been a special focus in my career,
and as a professional, I think Augusta is where I need to be.
- Tiger Woods

I have the normal complement of anxieties,
neuroses, psychoses and whatever else -
but I'm absolutely nothing special.
- Clive Barker


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