"The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Sydney J. Harris on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Sydney J. Harris 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."Sydney J. Harris on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Sydney J. Harris 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."Sydney J. Harris on Bill Gates
"Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'"
"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
"The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones."
"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better."
"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through."