Even More Quips

With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress. -- Ransom K. Ferm The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? --David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s. The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible. --A Yale University professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.

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