IT history: Famous quotes

I think there is a world market for about 5 computers.
— Thomas J. Watson, Chairman of IBM
There is not reason anyone in the right state of mind will want a computer in their home.
— Ken Olson, President of the Digital Equipment Corp, 1977
640K ought to be enough for anybody.
— no it was not Bill Gates

He strenuously denied making that comment. When asked about the statement he answered: "I've said some stupid things and some wrong things, but not that. No one involved in computers would ever say that a certain amount of memory is enough for all time."