Grace Hopper

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Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper

A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.More Grace Hopper [08/30/2011 08:08:55]
I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, "What are you?"More Grace Hopper [08/30/2011 08:08:00]
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It's much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.More Grace Hopper [08/30/2011 08:08:05]
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.More Grace Hopper [08/30/2011 08:08:10]
At the end of about a week, I called back and said, "I need something to compare this to. Could I please have a microsecond?"More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some day, on the corporate balance sheet, there will be an entry which reads, "Information"; for in most cases, the information is more valuable than the hardware which processes it.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one's superiors; care for one's crew.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You manage things; you lead people.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologise than it is to get permission.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humans are allergic to change.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've received many honors and I'm grateful for them; but I've already received the highest award I'll ever receive, and that has been the privilege and honor of serving very proudly in the United States Navy.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most damaging phrase in the language is: `It's always been done that way.'More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down.
Respect for one's superiors; care for one's crew.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No computer is ever going to ask a new, reasonable question. It takes trained people to do that.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some day, on the corporate balance sheet, there will be an entry which reads, "Information"; for in most cases, the information is more valuable than the hardware which processes it.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We're flooding people with information. We need to feed it through a processor. A human must turn information into intelligence or knowledge.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We've tended to forget that no computer will ever ask a new question.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm totally against women in combat, because we live in a culture and a society that imposes on every man the concept of women and children first...If you had a man and a woman trying to go through some dangerous woods, the man's instinct would be to protect the woman. Therefore you weaken the man.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only phrase I've ever disliked is, 'Why, we've always done it that way.' I always tell young people, 'Go ahead and do it. You can always apologize later.'More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's easier to apologize than ask for permission.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We're just getting started. We're just beginning to meet what will be the future-we've got the Model T.More Grace Hopper [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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