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

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

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

 

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

Adequacy is sufficient.
- 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

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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

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

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

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

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

He that would fish, must venture his bait.
- Benjamin Franklin

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks
in building any successful venture.
- Lydia M. Child

Finance is critical.
If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure
and venture capital is made available,
there will be a big improvement in the situation.
- Sanjay Kumar

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and
the sky didn't fall down.
- Allen Neuharth

Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory,
he should never venture to lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences,
coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources,
including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known.
- Loris Malaguzzi

Few would venture to deny the advantages of temperance
in increasing the efficiency of a nation at war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Democracies are indeed slow to make war,
but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally
slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable,
rather than a vindictive, peace.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run,
impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
- Richard M. DeVos

I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture,
a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United
States about eight or nine ago.
- Rand Beers

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit;
and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
- Aesop

The U.S.
and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture
investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm.
That is quite encouraging.
- John W. Thompson

Faith always contains an element of risk,
of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture
by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves.
- Dean Inge

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many
poems without signing them,
was often a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

To venture upon an undertaking of any kind,
even the most insignificant, is to sacrifice to envy.
- Emile M. Cioran

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
- Emily Dickinson

Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom,
if you listen.
- Carl Sandburg

The vision must be followed by the venture.
It is not enough to stare up the steps -
we must step up the stairs.
- Vance Havner

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy
with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
- Queen Victoria

Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
- Horace

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,
a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these,
he may venture to call himself an architect.
- Walter Scott

After closely examining my conscience,
I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended
the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as
in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

There are so many similarities between a startup venture
and a political campaign -
the rhythm,
the tempo, the hours, the intensity.
- Mike McCurry

It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture.
It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
And venture belongs to the adventurous.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

His venture sounds like a banana peel awaiting its victim.
- Charlotte Curtis

The poor man who enters into a partnership with one
who is rich makes a risky venture.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

I venture to prophesy that there lies before us a bitter and an evil time.
- Auberon Herbert

I see architecture not as Gropius did,
as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention,
in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention.
- Michael Graves

Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon,
who wrote so many poems without signing them,
was often a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

The need for some venture of faith still remains;
one must stake one's life upon something.
- Henry Norris Russell

One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though,
is the amount of venture investment that has gone into
early stage security technology.
- John W. Thompson

I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.
- Edmund Burke

There is no country in the world where it's as easy
to find venture capital in the stock market as the United States.
- Ron Chernow

It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies;
seldom safe to venture to instruct,
even our friends.
- Charles Caleb Colton

But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard,
that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet,
seated beside the ministers of war.
- Fredrik Bajer

But at the same time that the experience is pulling you apart,
it's also bonding you.
You have this joint venture!
You both made this baby.
And that's the thing I still can't get over.
- Paul Reiser

I venture to allude to the impression which seemed
generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas,
that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to
maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial
trade against foreign competitors.
- King George V

Businesses who are members of Businesses for Social
Responsibility or the Social Venture Network are internalizing
costs on a voluntary basis and therefore raising their costs of doing business,
but their competitors are not required to.
- Paul Hawken

Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that
can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel,
there are one or two which I venture to think can only
have been recorded on the authority of St.
John.
- Alfred Noyes

First of all, in terms of investment in Internet-related developments,
venture capitalists - once burned - are now very cautious
and are investing in areas that actually make business sense.
- Vinton Cerf

Art owes its origin to Nature herself...
this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model,
while the original teacher was that divine intelligence
which has not only made us superior to the other animals,
but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it.
- Giorgio Vasari

As I've said, basketball has been, I think,
a real cooperative venture.
There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it:
coaches,
administrators - not recently - fans and nobody,
nobody any more so than students over the years.
- Bobby Knight

I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing;
and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving
a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject.
- Charles Babbage

These are some of the things for which we believe the
American people owe no little gratitude to the Dutch;
and these are the things for which today,
speaking in the name of the American people,
we venture to express their heartfelt thanks.
- Seth Low

My host at Richmond, yesterday morning,
could not sufficiently express his surprise that I
intended to venture to walk as far as Oxford,
and still farther.
He however was so kind as to send his son,
a clever little boy, to show me the road leading to Windsor.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms
to feel their value and also build their collective
power to make their lives better and easier.
We want to bring them together as a community to share
experiences and information.
- Andrew Shue

When you - when you - and this is still going on today -
are making your money by pushing paper around,
when you should be making your money by investing venture
capital in various job-creating things,
that makes it much harder to recover.
- Howard Dean

For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything,
I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God -
upon the assurance that,
as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are His ways higher than our ways,
and His thoughts than our thoughts.
- Henry Norris Russell

Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the
dice with their money or reputation on the line in
support of an idea or enterprise.
They willingly assume responsibility for the success
or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.
- Victor Kiam

It is certain, indeed, that the sacred writers were
apt to make great allowances for people with empty stomachs,
and though I am well aware that the present profane
ones think this very reprehensible,
I venture to agree with the sacred writers.
- James Payn

However novel it may appear, I shall venture the assertion,
that, until women assume the place in society which
good sense and good feeling alike assign to them,
human improvement must advance but feebly.
- Frances Wright

Women have been taught that, for us,
the earth is flat,
and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge.
Some of us have ventured out nevertheless,
and so far we have not fallen off.
It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not.
- Andrea Dworkin

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture,
solves each problem as they came to it.
They helped themselves.
And they were helped through powers known and unknown
to them at the time they set out on their voyage.
They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
- W. Clement Stone

When the venture has been made of dealing with historical events and characters,
it always seems fair towards the reader to avow what
liberties have been taken,
and how much of the sketch is founded on history.
- Charlotte Mary Yonge

For if the Germans do not help defend the West,
American and Canadian troops must cross the seas to do the job,
and I venture to believe that the troops -
if not the statesmen -
regard this as an interference at least in their own domestic affairs.
- Arthur H. Sulzberger


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