Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Grace Murray Hopper
(1906-1992) born on
Dec 9
US "military leader, mathematician, educator". "She was co- inventor of the computer language COBOL and coined the term "bug.""

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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."

 



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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