The Top Ten Most Stupid Statements

Robert Strand

The following is a list of stupid statements made by so-called experts!

ThinkingONE: "There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home." By Kenneth Olsen, President and Founder of "Digital Equipment Corp." in 1977!
TWO: "Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value." By Marshal Ferdinand Foch, French Military Strategist and WWI Commander in 1911!
THREE: "Man will never reach the moon regardless of all future scientific advances." By Dr. Lee De Forest, Inventor and Father of radio, Feb. 25, 1967!
FOUR: "Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months.." By Darryl F. Zanuck, head of 20th Century-Fox, in 1946!
FIVE: ""We don't like their sound. Groups of guitars are on their way out." By DECCA RECORDS, rejecting the BEATLES in 1962!
SIX: "For the majority of people, the use of tobacco has a beneficial effect." By Dr. Ian G. MacDonald, Los Angeles surgeon, quoted in NEWSEEK, Nov. 18, 1969!
SEVEN: "This telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication." By WESTERN UNION, internal memo in 1876!
EIGHT: "The earth is the center of the universe." By Ptolemy, the great Egyptian astronomer in the second century.
NINE: "Nothing of importance happened today." Written by King George III of England on July 4, 1776!
TEN: "Everything that can be invented has been invented." Smugly spoken by Charles H. Duell, the U.S. Commissioner of Patents in 1899!

"Who can speak and have it happen if the Lord has not decreed it?" (Lamentations 3:37)