The survival of man depends on the early construction of an ultra-intelligent machine.— Irving John Good, Speculations Concerning the First Ultraintelligent Machine, 1963
A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels.— Albert Einstein, "Atomic Education Urged by Einstein", New York Times (25 May 1946)
The question of whether Machines Can Think... is about as relevant as the question of whether Submarines Can Swim.— Edsger W. Dijkstra
Think or thwim.— anonymous pun on IBM's motto, "Think."
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.— Lawrence Durrell