Here's some of the dumbest things people have said / wrote.
'Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons'.
Popular Science Magazine, 1949
'I think that there is a world market for maybe five computers'.
Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943
'Who the Hell wants to hear actors talk ?'.
H.M.Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927
'I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper'.
Gary Cooper talking about his decision not to take the leading role in Gone With The Wind.
'We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out'.
Decca records on rejecting signing the Beatles, 1962
'640k ought to be enough for anybody'.
Bill Gates, 1981
'If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life'.
'I have opinions of my own - strong opinions - but I don't always agree with them'.
George W Bush
'We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people'.
Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor
'If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate'.
Marion Barry, ex-Mayor of Washington
'If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure'.