"Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Ken Olsen on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Ken Olsen on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Ken Olsen on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Ken Olsen on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Ken Olsen on Bill Gates
"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home."
"The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from."