"It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."John von Neumann on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."John von Neumann on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."John von Neumann on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."John von Neumann on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."John von Neumann on John F. Kennedy
"Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin."