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Gandhi’s Quote of the day

This is such a great quote:

First They Ignore You…
Then They Laugh At You…
Then They Fight You…
Then You Win.

Mohandas Gandhi

Isn’t this such a great quote! Anyway, along with this, here are is a collection of quotes that we now consider ridiculous:

  1. The telephone has too many shortcomings to be serious considered as a means of communication.
    [Western Union 1876]
  2. Everything that can be invented has been invented.
    [U.S. Patent Commissioner, 1899]
  3. The phonograph has no commercial value at all.
    [Thomas Edison 1881]
  4. The radio craze will die out in time.
    [Thomas Edison 1922]
  5. The automobile has practically reached the limit of its development.
    [Scientific America 1909]
  6. Man will not fly for fifty years.
    [Orville Wright 1901]
  7. A rocket will never leave the Earth’s atmosphere.
    [New York Times 1936]
  8. There is a world market for maybe five computers.
    [IBM’s Thomas Watson 1943]

This post’s contents were actually all taken from this commercial 🙂