Robert X. Cringely Quotes

“For every hour of brains, you will be charged three hours. The other two hours go to management and project management, which is to say they are wasted.”

Robert X. Cringely

“If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.”

Robert X. Cringely

“If you ask someone whether our Constitutional rights are being flushed down the porcelain oubliette, and their response is, "If I answer that honestly they'll arrest me," then you already have your answer.”

Robert X. Cringely

“More proof that trusting the Feds to protect our information is like hiring Homer Simpson to guard the donuts.”

Robert X. Cringely

“What you have to watch out for are the theories that claim to be infallible. Because the only way their believers can win is to stomp out everyone who disagrees with them.”

Robert X. Cringely