“The sun revolves around the earth” — A whole bunch of medieval theologians, scientists, and 18% of Americans in 2005
“…The automobile is only a novelty…” — President of the Michigan Savings Bank advising Horace Rackham (Henry Ford’s lawyer) not to invest in the Ford Motor Company in 1903.
“Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.” — Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895.
“Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?” — H. M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.
“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” — Ken Olson, President, Chairman and Founder of Digital Equipment Co. 1977