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.""

"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."

You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people.
If it's a good idea . . . go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
"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."
"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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