I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Computer games don't affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music.
Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.
If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no-one dares criticize it.
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.
—John C. Dvorak
Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up.
Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
—E. W. Dijkstra
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier.
Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf.
—G. K. Chesterton