Why don't you just go ahead and do it? Remember,
It is always easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to get permission.
A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it
had bugs in it.
The most dangerous phrase in the language is, "We have always done it
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, We have always done it
this way. I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that
Leadership is a two way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect
for one's superiors; care for one's crew.
One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
Someday, on the corporate balance sheet, there will be an entry which
reads, Information; For in most cases, the information is more valuable
than the hardware which processes it.
We are flooding people with information. We need to feed it through a
processor. A human must turn information into intelligence or knowledge.
We've tended to forget that no computer will ever ask a new question.
To me programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a
gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge.
They told me computers can only do arithmetic.
In pioneer days they used oxen for heavy pulling, and when one ox
couldn't budge a log, they didn't try to grow a larger ox. We shouldn't
be trying for bigger computers, but for more systems of computers.
Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems.
We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership.
It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
At any given moment, there is always a line representing what your
boss will believe. If you step over it, you will not get your budget. Go
as close to that line as you can.
I seem to do a lot of retiring.
I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it
and looked at me and said, "What are you?"
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