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tengo6dedos 07-26-2010 07:09 PM

Critics that time proved very wrong
 
Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction.
- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872


Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy.
- Anonymous drillers who Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to his project to drill for oil in 1859.


The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible.
- Anonymous Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.)


The radio has no future!
- Lord Kelvin, British Mathematician (1897)


Radio is just a fashion contrivance that will soon die out. It is obvious that there never will be invented a proper receiver!
- Thomas Edison


Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.
- Lord Kelvin, 1895





Like this there are thounsands, id love some else put some i dont know. This confirms how you never have to listen to the damn snob critics. Imagine if Tesla cared about his radio critics, communication as we know it today wont even exist!

Saluts


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