|There are things
that keep a man up at night.
Things that he ponders in his head.
Things that make him say aloud "Is that weird or what?"
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?
- Harry M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927
What use could this company make of an electrical toy?
- Western Union president William Orton, rejecting Alexander Graham Bell's offer to sell his struggling telephone company to Western Union for $100,000
Everything that can be invented has been invented.
- Charles H. Duell, U.S. commissioner of patents, 1899