Quotes of Calculator

“ God is like a skilful Geometrician. ”

- Sir Thomas Browne

“ I like my new telephone, my computer works just fine, my calculator is perfect, but Lord, I miss my mind! ”

- Unknown

“ Mathematics is written for mathematicians. ”

- Nicolaus Copernicus

“ We don't want to turn the TV into a computer. ”

- Steve Case

“ If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment. ”

- Ernest Rutherford

“ To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps say what the experiment died of. ”

- Ronald Fisher

“ Statisticians probably do it. ”

- Dizzy Dean

“ Statisticians do it with confidence, frequency and variation. ”

- Unknown

“ The average family exists only on paper and its average budget is a fiction, invented by statisticians for the convenience of statisticians. ”

- Sylvia Porter

“ The difference between e-mail and regular mail is that computers handle e-mail, and computers never decide to come to work one day and shoot all the other computers. ”

- Jamais Cascio

“ We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet. ”

- Edward M. Forster

“ Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us. ”

- Jean Rostand

“ I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was able to reason. ”

- Stephen Hawking

“ I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning. ”

- Plato

“ Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1.5 tons. ”

- Unknown

“ And computers are getting smarter all the time: scientists tell us that soon they will be able to talk to us. (By they I mean computers: I doubt scientists will ever be able to talk to us.). ”

- Dave Barry

“ To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to say what the experiment died of. ”

- Ronald Fisher

“ If you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do it with a computer. ”

- Unknown

“ If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. ”

- E. W. Dijkstra

“ Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. ”

- Professor Edsger Dijkstra

“ A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator. ”

- Paul Valery

“ Electronic calculators can solve problems which the man who made them cannot solve but no government-subsidized commission of engineers and physicists could create a worm. ”

- Joseph Wood Krutch

“ Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18,000 vaccuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1 1 2 tons. ”

- Popular Mechanics

“ Nature hates calculators. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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