22 Total Quotes

Adam Osborne Quotes

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist

The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don't realize are computers at all
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#Computers

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
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#American Artist #Computers

Money coming in says I've made the right marketing decisions.
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#American Artist #Marketing

I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry, I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
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#People #American Artist

Adequacy is sufficient.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist

There'll be a special place in hell for the tape back-up people.
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#Hell #American Artist

This is the ultimate con game - I'm having fun and people pay me to do it.
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#American Artist #Fun

Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist

I take what I see work. I'm a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing, only taking the best evidence available at the present time, interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow.
Adam Osborne
#Work #American Artist

The guy who knows about computers is the last person you want to have creating documentation for people who don't understand computers.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist #Computers

The small businessman is smart; he realizes there's no free lunch. On the other hand, he knows where to go to get a good inexpensive sandwich.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist #Businessman

With bundled machines you can throw away the hardware and keep the software, and it's still a good buy.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist

The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don't realize are computers at all.
Adam Osborne
#American Artist