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Grace Murray Hopper
(1906-1992) born on
Dec 09
US military leader, mathematician, educator. She was co- inventor of the computer language COBOL and coined the term "bug."
         
   
F
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.

R
You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people.
A
If it's a good idea . . . go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
N
If you do something once, people will call it an accident. If you do it twice, they call it a coincidence. But do it a third time and you've just proven a natural law.
K
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
R: In "Nova," PBS-TV, 1986.
A: Speech, 1987.
N: In "Mothers of Invention," by E.A.Vare & G.Ptacek, 1987.
K: In "Mothers of Invention," by E.A.Vare & G.Ptacek, 1987.
   


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