March 24th, 2002



"Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value." Marsal Ferdinand Foch, French military strategist and future World War I commander, 1911

"Everything that can be invented has been invented." Charles H. Duell, U.S. Commissioner of patents, 1899

"I confess that in 1901, I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years... Ever since, I have distrusted myself and avoided all predictions." Wilbur Wright, U.S. aviation pioneer, 1908

"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home." Kenneth Olsen, president and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977

"Man will never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific advances." Dr. Lee De Forest, inventor of the Audion tube and a father of radio, Feb.25. 1967