TALK ABOUT MISSING THE MARK!!
(via Vala Afshar)
"The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty - a fad" Michigan Savings Bank, 1903
"The idea that cavalry will be replaced by these iron (tank) coaches is absurd." British Military Commander, 1916
"The telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication." Western Union, 1876
"There is no chance the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance." Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, 2007
"Cellular phones will absolutely not replace local wire systems." Marty Cooper, Inventor, 1981